BOD Decision - 2015/10/22-02 - Plantar Fasciitis
On October 22, 2015, the Board of Directors approved the addition of policy item #27.36, Plantar Fasciitis, and the amendment to policy item #27.30, Activity-Related Soft Tissue Disorders (ASTDs) of the Limbs, of the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II.
The new policy and the policy amendment come into effect on December 1, 2015, and apply to all decisions made on or after that date.
The policy does not name any occupational or non-occupation risk factors or recognise plantar fasciitis as an occupational disease connected to any particular process or industry. Work causation will be assessed on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration all relevant risk factors.