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What Exercises Can I Do If I Have Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Low impact: Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing biking, and/or elliptical. Aquatics allow you to perform body weight exercises, but being in water actually reduces the stress on your body due to buoyancy. Once you are able to perform body weight activities then look to add light resistance w/ bands/ tubing. ...Read more
I have posterior tibial tendonitis since december 20th. I've been doing pt and run couple times w/ no pain. Can i get back on training for marathon?
Over age 50-never!: The posterior tibial tendon supports the arch of the foot at the medial ankle. Athletes report pain and collapse of the arch with progressive flat footed deformity. Treatment involves immobilization in a boot for severe pain or supportive orthotics. Cortisone injections should be avoided. In athletes over 50, especially overweight females, it does not heal! Return to sports when pain subsides. ...Read more
Possibly: If you tapped your foot/ankle or wore an orthotic or brace. But, if your feeling pain than i would stop training as if the tendon ruptures the result could be disabling. ...Read more
It depends...: The severity of posterior tibial tendonitis will dictate your ability to complete the requirements with basic training. Mild cases can be treated with rehab, an orthotic and/or ankle brace along with anti-inflammatories. More advanced cases need more aggressive treatment and rest from high-impact activity often is requried. Your orthopaedic physician can help determine your ability to participate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very close.: Tendonits is a bit more acute and sharply painful. Dysfunction (pttd) refers more to the overuse/overstrecthing of the tendon for mechanical reasons. A person with pttd can also have tendonitis, whereas a patient with tenodonitis may or may not have pttd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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