Apply to Participate in UFAI's Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain Clinical Trial

The doctors at University Foot and Ankle Institute are conducting an research trial in plantar fasciitis (heel pain) using an injectable study medication

 

Plantar Fasciitis (heel pain) FDA Approved Research Study

If you are 18-65 and have heel pain in one of your feet for the last 3 months, you may be eligible for a non-surgical treatment at no cost to you.

Trial volunteers will receive study medication and procedures at no cost to them. No health insurance is required.

 

The trial is only available at our Santa Monica Clinic.


Participation is free but patients must meet these criteria:

  • Have heel pain (especially in the morning)
  • No previous surgery on either foot
  • No history of diabetes
  • Are not pregnant and do not plan to become pregnant during trial

  • Between 18 and 65 years old
  • *Other criteria may apply

 

Read more about plantar fasciitis and the clinical trial here.

* required
  • Your name
    *
  • Your phone number
    *
16,436 Total 1st Party Reviews / 4.9 out of 5 Stars
  • Yelp
    This was a few years ago. I saw Dr. Jason Morris (who is no longer there) who I found to be kind of rude and short.  I also had...
    Amy D.
  • Google
    UFAI consistently provides the best overall care and service of any of my regular medical care providers; thank you all for you...
    George W.
  • GatherUp
    I like that everyone is very helpful and caring.
    Claude R.
  • GatherUp
    Keep connecting to us and caring!
    Kudos!
    Robert S.
  • GatherUp
    The receptionist are polite, respectful and helpful. The medical assistants are friendly and understanding. I needed a travel ...
    Rubicely M.
  • GatherUp
    Not much anyone can do for me, I’m a stroke survivor and brain damaged. But your staff does what they can, I wish it were more ...
    Lon T.
  • Google
    I am a diabetic. I dropped a 2 drawer metal file cabinet on my big toe. Due to the diabetes I knew I had to have it checked o...
    Darcy T.
  • GatherUp
    #1 place to go in Santa Clarita for foot problems. Dr Franson is amazing and is staff is well trained and friendly.
    Danielle W.
  • GatherUp
    A scraping procedure on both heels - less than ten minutes - and the sharp pains are gone. Not only is walking back to normal,...
    David F.
  • GatherUp
    Very organized and helpful experience!
    Guadalupe B.
  • GatherUp
    Dr. N. Took such excellent care of my foot issues. Her care has put me on a path to taking better care of my foot, ball of foo...
    Victoria L.
  • GatherUp
    She listened to me and gave me options. Got some insoles and will see if it really helps!
    Sylvie D.
Same Day Appointments
Now Available!

Or call 877-989-9110

24 hours a day, 7 days a week