A 32-year-old male asked:
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my left foot peroneal longus tendon is painful and look swollen to to 42 kilometers marathon just above the ankle, please help?

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Dr. Noel Shamley
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Sport injuries: Try getting an appointment to see a podiatrist .Often a functional foot problem can lead to such a problem.Take your running shoes. With for an assessment.Most orthotists can provide your with orthotics but the podiatrist is the way to go first
Answered on Sep 4, 2019

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