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Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

Jun 5, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments

Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

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What is Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem?

Posterior Tibial Tendon runs behind the inside bump on the ankle, across the instep, and into the bottom of the foot. The tendon is important in supporting the arch of the foot and helps turn the foot inward during walking.


Symptoms of Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Inflammation of tendon
  • Pain in the instep area

 


Causes of Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Degeneration of the tendon

 


Treatment for Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Arch support inserted into your shoe
  • Anti-inflammatory medication or injection
  • Surgery

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

Peroneal Tendon Problem

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Peroneal Tendon Problem

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What is Peroneal Tendon Problem?

Peroneal Tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The two peroneal tendons in the foot run side-by-side behind the outer ankle bone. One peroneal tendon attaches to the outer part of the midfoot, while the other tendon runs under the foot and attaches near the inside of the arch. The main function of the peroneal tendons is to stabilize the foot and ankle and protect them from sprains.


 

Symptoms of Peroneal Tendon Problem

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Weakness and instability of the foot and ankle

 


 

Causes of Peroneal Tendon Problem

  • Repetitive ankle motion
  • High-arch foot

 


 

Treatment for Peroneal Tendon Problem

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.