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San Francisco, CA, United States
I have been a podiatrist for 34 years now and I am excited about sharing what I have learned on this blog. I love to exercise, especially basketball and hiking. I love to travel. I am very happily married to Patty, and have 2 wonderful sons Steve and Chris, a great daughter in law Clare, my new grandson Henry, and a grand dog Felix.

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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Posterior Tibial Tendinitis: Some Key Points

 Posterior Tibial Tendinitis: Key Points

 ■ This tendon moves the ankle, prevents over pronation, and supports the arch
 ■ Treatment of this tendon at times requires stabilization of all 3 areas with ankle bracing, inverted orthotic support, and arch support
 ■ As soon as treatment is started to immobilize the injured tendon, both anti-inflammatory and some form of strengthening should begin
 ■ MRI should be used initially to rule out an actual tear, or if the treatment seems to hit an impasse

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