A 37-year-old female asked:
I have a torn peroneal brevis tendon. i was in physical therapy when this injury occurred recovering from ankle surgery. what could've went wrong?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Hard to say: Multiple potential causes. It would be in part related to the condition that you had surgery for, or could be related to the surgery itself, or it might have occurred with physical therapy. I certainly would not hesitate to discuss with your surgeon.
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Last updated Sep 10, 2014
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