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Had peroneal sublux surg-still snap, then incr pain,snap stop. Unstable, bump in tendon above bone, pain top foot-stairs. Dr.says steroid shot. Safe?

Had peroneal sublux surg-still snap, then incr pain,snap stop. Unstable, bump in tendon above bone, pain top foot-stairs. Dr.says steroid shot. Safe?

Sounds more like the: surgery may not have the best result. If due 2 failure of a soft tissue repair, steroids in my opinion would not B indicated as they do have adverse effects on soft tissue. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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Little bumps forming on top of foot along toe tendons also big toe tendon inflammed?

Little bumps forming on top of foot along toe tendons also big toe tendon inflammed?

Cysts: The bumps along the tendons may be ganglion cysts which form from tendon sheaths that become inflamed. Anti inflammatory meds and rest can help ...Read more

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2.5 cm cut, top of foot below big toe, 6 stiches. Hallucis longus tendon was partially cut, wearing a cam boot. Is it ok to be on feet 5 hours?

2.5 cm cut, top of foot below big toe, 6 stiches. Hallucis longus tendon was partially cut, wearing a cam boot. Is it ok to be on feet 5 hours?

Don't even ask.: This is an example of one of those hypotheticals that that surgeons are expected to have an answer for without knowing all the details. After practicing for almost forty years, my answer has never wavered. "If you have to ask, the answer is NO." ...Read more

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Is there a tendon or ligament that runs from front of ankle to top of foot on little toe side? Doc gave me a brace, but no diagnosis. Don't understand

Is there a tendon or ligament that runs from front of ankle to top of foot on little toe side? Doc gave me a brace, but no diagnosis. Don't understand

Brace Yourself.: Actually, there are several tendons that course in that direction. The only realistic solution is to call the doctor and ask him the question. You might ask just how the brace is going to help you. ...Read more

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Injured tendons/muscles on top of foot. ER doctor placed brace, gave meds and made appt with podiatrist. Foot is hot/very painful with brace. Normal?

Are you sure??: When a 55 year old male is experiencing a very hot and painful foot, one should consider gout involvement, especially if the injury is questionable. All soft tissue injuries can become warm, swollen and painful, but usually respond to immobilization. The inflammation from gout will get worse with the compression offered by the brace. Just a thought. ...Read more

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Today woke-pain top foot feel misaligned. Barely weight bear- Loud snapping and severe pain-passed out. Subluxed extensor tendons snapping back?

Wow: That sounds like a severe sprain, dislocation. No injury? Well if this is the case your local urgent care or emergency room can evaluate, consider X ray and provide appropriate treatment. Good luck ...Read more

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How long of a healing time for a tendon in the top of my foot to heal? Feltlike i had a charlie horse on the top of my foot.

Tendon healing: It really is a variable thing to talk about healing times for tendons. If the tendon is cut, crushed or just bruised it will heal differently. It may take more than a month. Protect and rest the area. If you tore the tendon or cut the tendon you should see help from your podiatrist. ...Read more