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pain behind medial malleolus

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
44 years experience Podiatry
Yes: The fhl is one of three tendons that pass through the tarsal tunnel, which is located behind the medial malleolus. That being said, if you have a ten ... Read More
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes,it can : The tendon passes behind medial malleolus to get inserted into the base of ! st phalanx
Dr. Gregorio Caban
17 years experience Podiatry
Yes it can : It can but there are other structures in the area that can cause similar symptoms. Classically posterior deep ankle pain is associated with fhl injur ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Very difficult: There would have to be a very shallow groove or a very forceful injury.
Dr. Arnold Zuckman
42 years experience Podiatry
Anything is possible: This would be very uncommon. The tibialis posterior tendon is held in place by a very broad, strong compartmentalized ligament. It is possible you hav ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Tendon: Probably the posterior tibial tendon has been strained a bit maybe while a quick turn with you foot rotated to the inside a bit.
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Hard to know: Without an exam and further history there is no way to determine what is going on, whether this is a bone bruise, muscle or tendon sprain or a joint i ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Posterior tibial: Tendon. Try icing, and wearing arch supports.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Tendon rubbing: Could be the tendon rubbing on the bone. Should be checked.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: Medial malleolus could be as a result of trauma or possible bony abnormality. Need to see a doctor for further evaluation including x-rays.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
45 years experience Podiatry
Cast -Surgeryankle: It depends on how severe the fractue is and if it is displaced. It could be treated in a cast if it is a minor fracure or it could require surgery wit ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
This depends.....: This depends on the severity of the injury not just to the bone but also to the soft tissues and associated joint. After bone healing has occured y ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
The nerves: That control the muscles on the bottom of your feet have something wrong with them at locations at your ankle and below on both legs
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I would not advice: The fracture may be treated with a short leg cast or a removable brace. Usually, you need to avoid putting weight on your leg for approximately 6 week ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fui Dawson
14 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Depends on fracture: Typically non-unions are treated surgically. The hard bone is removed and a screw or plate is applied across the fracture. Alternatively this could b ... Read More

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