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My son has an asymtomatic anterior tibialis hernia. is it ok to continue running? he has no pain at the moment. thank you.

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 33 years experience
Hernia?: If there is no pain, probably ok to keep running. If you're not already doing so, a consultation with a sports medicine doctor is in order. The term hernia usually refers to the abdominal wall, and not the leg. Hope this helps!
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