Top 20 Doctor insights on: Anterior tibialis tendonitis
Is it alright to ski if I am overcoming tibialis anterior tendonitis and just sprained my ankle today?
Fine once recovered: I recommend obtaining medical clearance from at least your physical therapist and your treating physician. Ski boots tend to put considerable pressure directly over the area of your foot and ankle that is home to your tibialis anetrior tendon. Skiing is a great sport, but chronic tendonitis may diminish the fun due to pain. Swelling around your ankle will potentially make boot fitting difficult. ...Read more
Treatment options: My suggestions to patients w/ tendonitis consist of rice, anti-inflammatories (oral/ topical), strengthening/ stretching. I also may suggest massage or bracing. If the above list does not help then you may want to consider discussing injections (cortisone or prp), oral/ topical prescriptions, or even orthotics with your physician. ...Read more
What are the best stretches, exercises, and other preventative measures for tibialis posterior tendinitis?
PREVENTING: First, I congratulate you on using the correct terminology; tibialis posterior, not posterior tibial. Second, do you really want to stretch a tendon whose job it is to maintain the integrity of the arch; a TP tendon that lengthens only 2cm can cause pathology. Third, prevention. There are many causes; the most common may be an intrinsic abnormality within the tendon itself. Age, BMI, steroids also ...Read more
How rare is anterior tibialis muscle herniation? And how long after surgery to repair should I experience pain?
Anterior tibialis muscle rupture is rare.
The surgery to repair this will depend on how much separation there is between the two ends of the muscle. The larger the separation the more work and exposure will be required.
I would expect this to cause you pain for 3 weeks with several months of sore recovery. ...Read more
Please let me know if there is a difference between anterior tibialis tendon and anterior tibialis muscle?
See below: The anterior tibialis tendon is an extention of the anterior tibialis muscle and inserts into the bone. ...Read more
My son has an asymtomatic anterior tibialis hernia. Is it ok to continue running? He has no pain at the moment. Thank you.
When the post tibial tendon is inflammed does it affect the anterior tibialis tendon, are they interconnected? Where and how r both tendons examined?
Both supinate: The Tibialis Posterior is a large tendon that has extensive insertions in the plantar medial foot. This tendon lifts the medial arch. The Tibialis Anterior inserts of the top of the foot, decelerating the foot on heel strike and assisting in supination of the foot. As far as I am concerned, all muscles and tendons are interconnected in function. If one is ailing, the others have to work harder ...Read more
My anterior tibialis tendon used to be located more lateral to the foot, now it is >medial. What could have caused this?
Unlikely: The insertion of the anterior tibial tendon is always on the inside of the foot, but there are other tendons close by that could swell and look similar to the anterior tibial tendon on top of the foot. There are 4 tendons on top of the foot and they are all within proximity of each other. ...Read more
Could frequent / multiple surgeries cause compartment syndrome anterior tibialis? Is it possible to have had this and it not be acute? Any treatments
Yes, but...: Really need more info. There is something called exercise induced compartment syndrome that is a chronic problem, but if he multiple operations were on the leg, or associated with prolonged periods of low blood pressure or an aortic aneurysm or dissection, it could happen anyway. Hope this helps. ...Read more
What would cause the anterior tibialis to get very tight with minimal exercise (10-15 reps of sitting heel lifts) and remain tight? Other leg fine.
After a tibial plateau & 2 surgeries later (8 months out now), I have a tibialis anterior hernia. Can they spread? Lots of pain associated post exerci
Shouldn't spread: A muscle herniation happens when the fibrous covering over it (fascia) is damaged. It probably can't be repaired but it also shouldn't spread. ...Read more
I want to know the standard rehabiliation protocol post anterior tibialis tendon surgery. The surgery was done within a couple of days of trauma.
See below: Discuss this with your surgeon. He/she did the procedure and will be in the best position to answer specifically. ...Read more
Tibialis anterior has been feeling weak recently. Reduced range of motion. Ran today. And now it's spasming. No pain so far. Super worried it's MND.
Due to the fact: It states on your bio arm weakness etc, I would suggest you see a neurologist for further evaluation, weakness in a 22 year old would not be expected. ...Read more
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