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Pain in peroneal tendon area for 2 yrs, can't have MRI cause of pacemaker. How do I know if torn?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: Clinical exam

Truth is we didn't always have the luxury of mri's.
So, a good clinician and a good history together can make an assumption. You have pain - so the question really is how to get you out of the pain. Assume, there is a tear. Start with conservative treatment and if it doesn't improve you have a surgical option.

In brief: Clinical exam

Truth is we didn't always have the luxury of mri's.
So, a good clinician and a good history together can make an assumption. You have pain - so the question really is how to get you out of the pain. Assume, there is a tear. Start with conservative treatment and if it doesn't improve you have a surgical option.
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