Orthopedics

How useful is the PediRoller?

The PediRoller is the brand name of a popular “massage” devices that is place on the ground or hard surface and the foot is moved back and forwards over it to give the bottom of the foot a massage. this is similar to the foam roller type...

Read more

What are the symptoms of peroneal tendonitis?

Peroneal tendonitis is a relatively uncommon overuse injury that affects the lateral or outside of the ankle joint. The peroneal muscles are those muscles on the outside of the leg who have a tendon that passes behind the ankle bone on the outside...

Read more

What is peroneal tendonitis?

Peroneal tendonitis is an inflammation or irritation of the peroneal tendons on the outside of the leg. The peroneal muscles are two main muscles on the outside of the leg (lateral side) that insert into their tendons just about the ankle joint. The...

Read more

What causes pain in the heel when waking up?

When you first get out of bed in the morning or get up from rest after a while and there is pain under the heel that can be severe for the first few steps before easing off is a symptom known as poststatic dyskinesia. The word...

Read more

Where does a navicular stress fracture hurt?

A navicular stress fracture typically hurts on the top of the foot at the top of the arch just in front of the ankle joint. The pain starts of slowly but progressively gets worth with more activity. A characteristic feature of a navicular stress...

Read more