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posterior tendon pain
9/21 15:01:09

I was taking a shower this afternoon and after getting out and drying off I felt pain over the extensor digitorum tendons (mostly between the tendons to the pinky and ring toe.) I went to stretch my foot by putting the toes into flexion manually and then noticed that I have pain under the tibialis tendon about one inch superior to the medial malleous. It is extremely painful and going into dorsiflexion or supination aggravates it.  The lateral part of my foot also seems colder than the rest. I used some KT tape to ease the workload on the tibialis posterior. Any suggestions?

Dear Rick,

This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Ukranian Village 60622, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says...

For your posterior tibial pain, try PRICE
Protect-Don't do exercises/movement that aggravates
Rest-Speaks for itself
Ice-First few days for pain
Compress-Ace wrap or similar
Elevate-For swelling.
If the coldness is persistent & noticeable, then have it looked at-could be a sign of nerve compression

Hope this helps & Good Luck!

The Chicago Podiatrists of are specialists in orthopedics and sports medicine.
We are located in Chicago, Elmhurst & Bartlett

Dr George Tsatsos, Svetlana Zats, Dr Mariano Rivera, Dr Massard & Dr Kurtz
Chicago 60618 & 60622, Elmhurst 60126, Bartlett 60103 Podiatrists
Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery & Orthopedics
New South Loop Location-Chicago 60661

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