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A 22-year-old male asked:

Dropped knife on my foot went to er and they stitched me up. went to board cert. podiatrist and he told me that the tendon is ok since im able to move toe up/down and retract big toe and extend slightly. when moving toe i feel sore in ankle normal?

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Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Soreness can be from a change in gait. When you have an injury it is normal to change gait. Its a protective mechanism.
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