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I feel a horizontal throb in the area of my inferior extensor retinaculum of the foot. What may be causing this? There was no injury to the site.

I feel a horizontal throb in the area of my inferior extensor retinaculum of the foot. What may be causing this? There was no injury to the site.

LigamentsDon't Throb: Inferior extensor retinaculum is an anatomic label for ligaments, clear in anatomic illustrations, not so much in reality. By definition ligaments attach bones to bones. Throbbing would likely be associated with either pulse (esp. If in sync.) or muscle contractions. All muscle (& associated tendon) movements are controlled by brain, via spinal cord motor neurons. Use this info to sort out clues. ...Read more

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Completely torn ankle superior extensor retinaculum - read case where fascia lata used to replace. What else can be used - auto, allo or synthetic?

Completely torn ankle superior extensor retinaculum - read case where fascia lata used to replace. What else can be used - auto, allo or synthetic?

Many options: The orthopedic surgeons has many option now to repair a tendon or a muscle from taking tissue from the patient to a graft from a cadaver they wi choose what ever the best for the patient thank you for using health tap and good luck ...Read more

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Peroneal tendons subluxing. Extensor retinaculum repair just failed. Cavus foot from CS. Can both retinacula (2) & cavus be fixed at once? Techniques?

Peroneal tendons subluxing. Extensor retinaculum repair just failed. Cavus foot from CS. Can both retinacula (2) & cavus be fixed at once? Techniques?

Yes: The cavus is the bone position typically as in your condition at the heel. A bone cut can be made to align the heel. The retinacular repair can be done at the same time. ...Read more

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Incised retinaculum ankle-fasciotomy. Extensor tendons now subluxing. Knee buckling from feels like muscles on lateral side giving out. Related?

Incised retinaculum ankle-fasciotomy. Extensor tendons now subluxing. Knee buckling from feels like muscles on lateral side giving out. Related?

Joint problems: It sounds like you have both knee and ankle problems, and when you have serious enough ankle joint problems, it is not uncommon to cause problems one major joint away - in the knee. If you haven't already had advice from your orthopedist, you need to discuss how stable the knee is since the ankle surgery. Weight-bearing is a good sign of joint instability- I suggest you see your ortho right away ...Read more

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Extensor tendons in foot sublux/snapping over bones. Torn ext. Retinaculum no surgeon will replace. Any brace (non AFO) to hold tendons in place?

Extensor tendons in foot sublux/snapping over bones. Torn ext. Retinaculum no surgeon will replace. Any brace (non AFO) to hold tendons in place?

Retinaculum: Unfortunately the extensor retinaculum is the housing complex for the tendons. Keep looking for a surgeon to repair. A brace will help short term, but not long term. ...Read more

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Have patella tendonitis and was wearing strap during running had no pain. Now swelling down completely but now it hurts when I run...Why is this?

Have patella tendonitis and was wearing strap during running had no pain. Now swelling down completely but now it hurts when I run...Why is this?

Inflammation of the: The patella tendon, runs from under the patella to the tibia, becomes inflamed with jumping, running, and other activities. It is helped by stretching the quads and hamstrings before activities. Alleve or Motrin may also help in the early treatment to relieve the inflammation. The strap reduces the stress on the inflamed tension during activity. ...Read more

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During workout while running the inside part between ankle and knee part of my leg hurts. After running the inner part will be sore for 2-3 days.

During workout while running the inside part between ankle and knee part of my leg hurts. After running the inner part will be sore for 2-3 days.

Shin Splints: Shin splints are a common overuse injury seen in runners. Pain is usually present on the medial (inner) part of the shin, is worse with exercise, and improves with rest. Prevention techniques include using appropriate shoes (properly fitting and not worn out), stretching prior to activity, and gradually increasing the length and intensity of running as tolerated (rather than all at once). ...Read more

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How can I stop inner ankle pain during running?

Need an exam: You to be examined to see what the exact problem is and then a recommendation for shoes to help support the foot. ...Read more

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What can be done for stress incontinence during running?

What can be done for stress incontinence during running?

Many options: Their are many options for stress incontinence including kegel exercises, pelvic floor therapy, bulking agents and slings to name a few. Some treatments can also be performed at home using InTone or a similar device. To determine what is best for you then see your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use Ankle weights during running?

Not the safest: Alan,

Ankle weights can throw off your biomechanics, leading to lower leg injury. If you want to increase your weight while running to increase your fitness, try a weighted vest instead. It distributes the weight better, lowering the likelihood of injury. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can be done to stop inner ankle pain caused by/during running?

What can be done to stop inner ankle pain caused by/during running?

First, stop running.: Firstly, I would advise to stop offending activity. Based on your question, there are an armory of possibilities for your discomfort. I would consult with your nearest podiatrist for diagnosis. He/she will perform appropriate tests and give you recommendations on the best outcome to free you from your discomfort...Good luck! ...Read more

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I am experiencing constant aching in right hip. Worsens at times especially during running.

I am experiencing constant aching in right hip. Worsens at times especially during running.

Need an evaluation: In a female runner, I often say that hip pain is a stress fracture until proven otherwise. Thus, you need a specialist evaluation. Other possibilities include a labral tear in the hip joint, hip flexor/gluteus medius or minimus tendonitis, bursitis, etc. Referred pain from the S-I joint or the lumbar spine are possibilities. Stop running until you get more answers. ...Read more