A 46-year-old female asked:
reconstruction ankle ligament after grade iii sprain in feb 2014, physio, rehab + home exercises but still pain + tenderness in outer aspect of heel.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Edward Hellman answered
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are many possible causes including scar tissue, persistent inflammation in the area, entrapment of a nerve. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. I would certainly let your surgeon kne you are still having problems.
Answered on Feb 4, 2015
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