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Is posterior tibial tendonitis the same thing as posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It can be
As the itis can be the dysfunction.
But posterior tendon dysfunction can be more than just inflammation. It could mean anything that causes the tendon to not function optimally.

In brief: It can be
As the itis can be the dysfunction.
But posterior tendon dysfunction can be more than just inflammation. It could mean anything that causes the tendon to not function optimally.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not quite
Tendonitis is inflammation around the tendon.
Dysfunction is the tendon being worn out, stretched out, not functioning, etc. In some cases it can be a spectrum in the same didease process.

In brief: Not quite
Tendonitis is inflammation around the tendon.
Dysfunction is the tendon being worn out, stretched out, not functioning, etc. In some cases it can be a spectrum in the same didease process.
Dr. Robert Leland
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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
There are multiple terminologies for this problem. Currently, the most common terminology is adult acquired flatfoot.
It is typically divided into 3 stages.

In brief: Yes
There are multiple terminologies for this problem. Currently, the most common terminology is adult acquired flatfoot.
It is typically divided into 3 stages.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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