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A 29-year-old female asked:

Have peroneal tendonitis but insurance doesn't cover physical therapy. is there anything i can do myself?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Some initial Rxs: Local treatment by icing region several times a day along with use of OTC NSAIDs like Aleve (naproxen) if you have no allergies or stomach issues with these medications. Can also try a shoe insert such as a Donjoy Arch Rival which can provide for some lateral wedge support -if no improvement see an orthopedist, physiatrist or podiatrist.

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