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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction: Important Muscle Testing

The following video demonstrates the 4 muscles/tendons that need to be evaluated for pain and/or weakness in the treatment of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction.

Pain in this area commonly generalized as posterior tibial tendon soreness must be differentiated from the other tendons. Plus, in strengthening the posterior tibial tendon, it is very important to truly isolate it from the other possibly stronger tendons. See the video below on the 4 common ways of strengthening the posterior tibial tendon.

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