Microtear in a tendon in foot

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  1. morten

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    Been almost four months now, it is attached to the bone naviculare, on the inside of the foot, nothing helps, and i have not pushed it, or played tennis since. :(
     
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  2. LeeD

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    Know what you mean.
    I tore something in '08, have not been able to run since.
    Some E docs say I tore some tendons.
    Some gymnastics coaches say the same.
    So I can't run. Makes me a strong 3.5 singles player.
     
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    I too know those pains.

    My latest doctor thinks I have a staff infection, due to the redness on my foot around the tendons, but over 20 years of this recurring injury tell me better.
     
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  4. LeeD

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    Morten, why don't you just play tennis?
    It won't hurt anything, and you only go down a level or so.
    I've been windsurfing, playing tennis, snowboarding, and surfing on it, besides some construction work and gardening, so it's no biggie.
    I can't come close to walking downhill since '08, or run. So what? So I'm a top level 3.5 singles player instead of a run of the mill 4.0. No biggie.
     
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  5. morten

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    i might just do that LeeD, i will see a ankle expert tomorrow and if he does not say anything of interest i think i will... how long could it take for a tendon to repair? i have heard it takes a long time...
     
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    Dude!
    It's been FOUR years since I've sprained/torn my left ankle, and I still cannot run. So at least 4 years, if you don't tear it again.
    Not everything heals without surgery. Surgery to pin the tendon back onto the bone.
    So you cannot run! What's the big deal? You only drop a level in singles tennis, and in doubles, it barely makes a difference.
    So you can't be a track star, or run marathons. No biggie. You can still ride a bicycle and go to work, play some tennis, and enjoy your life.
     
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  7. morten

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    Well i am a runner too, so it is a bit more sad
     
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  8. corners

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    Is this the attachment of the posterior tibial muscle tendon on the underside of the navicular? If so, this is a very serious injury. You're smart not to have played tennis! Have you seen a foot specialist? Do so!
     
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  9. morten

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    It is corners, well i will try shockwave treatment tomorrow...
     
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  10. LeeD

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    Are you running?
    If so, you can play tennis.
    I cannot run at all, as control of the foot is lacking with mis steps, causing an awkward landing and pain in the top of the foot, lower front ankle.
     
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  11. morten

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    I do not run now,, bit i loved Running
     
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