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I've had subluxing peroneals for two years which I never got fixed and now I'm getting pain there. Could this be related?
Biphasic response: Typically, recovery occurs in two stages, with some initial improvement in the days or weeks after the surgery (as stunned nerves wake back up), followed by months of no real improvement and then finally a second stage of improvement (as regenerating nerve fibers finally grow to reach their targets). The important thing is to keep as active and limber as possible while waiting. ...Read more
EMG Report: That's mean that the motor response from the left and right common peroneal was markedly attenuated (weaken or reduce in force). For more information always ask your physician. ...Read more
Heat, ice, ibuprofen: You will need rest, perhaps heat followed by ice and Ibuprofen or some sort of anti-inflammatory. Some would argue the use of heat but it can help circulation to the area and then ice it down. Topical anti-inflammatory creams and anesthetics may help. Rest will help. If worse or not improving, see your pcp, sports medicine doctor, orthopedist or rehab specialist. ...Read more
Peroneal tear/ruptur: The peroneal tendons, either the brevis or longus are examined after the incisions are made and after confirmation is made via an mri. Usually the tendons are partially torn, the frayed pieces are removed and the longitudinal tears are repaired with fine sutures. Wraps can be used to cover the tendon (bovine, porcine or amniotic membranes. ...Read more
Unless you are very thin and athletic.
Why do you ask. ...Read more
Entrapped nerve: You should see an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. ...Read more
If I have a peroneal tendon tear will it eventually get better on its own? It's been 5 months and pops. Still hurts sometimes.
Trying to decide to fix split of peroneal brevis tendon now or wait till after christmas. How to decide. Doc is leaving it up to me.?
Why not wait: Nd while waiting get a prp injection and keep your foot in a cam walker. What conservative treatment have you tried to date? ...Read more
See foot /ankle doc: If you do, it can be repaired. ...Read more
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Foot drop: The common peroneal nerve branches from the sciatic nerve. It includes the deep and superficial peroneal branches. These nerves provide sensation to the anterior (front) and lateral (side) parts of the legs and to the top of the feet. They innervate muscles in the legs which lift the ankle and toes upward (dorsi flexion). ...Read more
Neuropathy: Bilateral peroneal mononeuropathies are commonly seen in patients with mononeuritis multiplex secondary to diabetes, polyarthritis nodosa, nutritional deficiencies, and critical illness polyneuropathy. Bilateral and symmetrical presentation rises the possibility of lumbar radiculopathies or lumbar stenosis. Neuroimaging like MRI and electrophysiological studies like EMG and nerve conduction study could help in sorting this out. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, peroneal tendonitis can commonly cause a popping sensation in the lateral ankle along with pain with walking or standing, especially on a surface that is on an incline or is uneven. It may also cause some tenderness on the outside of the ankle along with occasional swelling but this is not always seen. Rest and strengthening exercises often help along with taping of the ankle. Feel better soon! ...Read more
Not very common: This condition occurs most often after one major or repetitive milder injuries to the ankle such a fracture or sprains. For mild cases, an ankle brace and physical therapy can be helpful. For more severe cases where the tendons slide easily over the fibula, surgery to stabilize the supporting structures is necessary. If I can help, then join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
Repair: Peroneal tendon tears, usaully intrasubstance or partial tears are difficult to treat conservatively. Once the MRI determines the extent and location of the rupture, the tendon can be repaired by various procedures...Tubularization, debridement or replacement. Amniotic membrane is showing a promising treatment by wrapping the torn tendon. ...Read more