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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me about the surgery for posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Several options: The procedure depends on the deformity. It could be as simple as re-aligning the tendon or may require, fusion of joint with tendon re-posiioning need to speak to a podiatrist about this after an exam.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

How long is the recovery period for surgery on posterior tibial tendon?

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 36 years experience
Surgery: Without specifics on what was done or may be anticipated , this is difficult to answer. They very best way to get an answer is to speak to your treating physician about any and all concerns. This should be discussed before any surgery is done.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me more about pttd( posterior tibial tendon dysfunction )?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: It is where the PTT has been stretched or by injury or by bone malposition to the point that the tendon no longer supports the bone structure or functions in the proper way.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

Could i still run if I have posterior tibial tendon surgery?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Yes: But you will need to have orthotics made for proper foot balance and support.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how I could fix posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See specialist: See Podiatrist or specialist in this type of problem. Depending on severity, amount of time present and patient, treatment can range from immobilazation, inserts/bracing and/or surgery.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it ok to still run if I have posterior tibial tendon surgery?

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Dr. Stephen Frania
Podiatry 29 years experience
Maybe: That depends on many factors, such as the type and severity of the surgery. The amount of rehab after surgery, the length of time since the surgery. But most of all it must be cleared by your surgeon. A gradual return to any activity would be necessary.
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