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Peroneal Tendinopathy

Peroneal Tendinopathy is an uncommon condition of the lower leg that involves pain in the tendons of two of the peroneal muscles, namely peroneus longus and/or peroneus brevis. It can be both acute (less than 6 weeks) or chronic (longer than 6 weeks). Some sources also call this “peroneal tendinitis”, although in many cases thereContinue reading “Peroneal Tendinopathy”

Cuboid Syndrome

Cuboid Syndrome (CS) is an easily misdiagnosed cause of pain in the lateral midfoot. CS is believed to arise from a subtle disruption of the arthrokinematics of the cuboid or issues with the calcaneocuboid joint not being structurally congruent, which irritates the joint capsule, ligaments, and peroneus longus tendon which passes underneath the cuboid. CSContinue reading “Cuboid Syndrome”

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) is a compression neuropathy (trapped nerve) of the Tibial Nerve or one of its branches as it passes behind the Medial Malleolus and under the Flexor Retinaculum in a space called “the Tarsal Tunnel”. The Tarsal Tunnel as a space created between the Medial Malleolus of the Tibia, Talus, Calcaneus andContinue reading “Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome”

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a very common condition affecting both athletes and non-athletes alike. It is a very common running injury, with approximately 25% of runners experiencing PFPS at some point. In fact, it is so frequently associated with runners that it is often called “runner’s knee”. People with PFPS present with a dullContinue reading “Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome”

Hamstring Tendinitis

Pain, injury, or rupture of the hamstring muscle very often comes from having a short flexor muscle group. This is why it is so important to stretch the hamstrings before exercising, especially if you enjoy sports that involve lots of running. An injury of the hamstrings can occur when the tight muscle is suddenly overstretchedContinue reading “Hamstring Tendinitis”

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