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Top Of Foot Tendon Pain
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
Random intermittent foot pain, right side. Starts at ankle and radiates to top of foot when i walk, i can't put weight on it. Tendon or ligament tear?
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
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
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
Variable: Many variables exist when it comes to healing: age, ability to rest & allow for recovery, severity of the tendon injury, treatments employed to promote healing. A peroneal brevis tendonitis that is treated early can "heal" in a few weeks. A tear of the peroneal longus may take 6-12 months. If I can be of help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-ClarkeHolmes ...Read more
MRI best: Mri can show tendon damage with great reliability. A skilled ultrasound operator can also see many tendons in the foot, when torn or swollen. Ultrasound is definitely gaining popularity due to low cost compared to mri, by quality is very dependent on who is doing, and reading the test. It is also limited to areas of the body that are not blocked by bones, or other structures that block the waves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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