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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What is posterior tibial tendonitis?

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  • Grant Frost

    Physiotherapist

    Visit my website for all things health and wellness: www.yourwellnessnerd.com A senior physiotherapist with a background in effective management of most common and uncommon physical … View Profile

    Hi there.

    The Posterior Tibialis tendon runs along the inside of your ankle and attaches into one of the bones of the arch of your foot.

    A tendonitis is merely just a tendon that is dysfunctionally overloaded enough for it to become sore.

    In this case Tibialis Posterior Tendonitis most likely occurs when the arch that it attaches into starts to drop, or overpronate, when walking or running. If unattended, this slight change in the way the tendon is loaded can potentially lead to pain and dysfunction of the tendon.

    Grant.

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    Dr Ryan Hislop

    Chiropractor

    Dr Ryan Hislop, Chiropractor is situated in Mudgee with the team from Chiropractic Health and Wellness Centre. He has a special interest in sports chiropractic … View Profile

    Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is one of the most common problems of the foot and ankle. It occurs when the posterior tibial tendon becomes inflamed or torn. As a result, the tendon may not be able to provide stability and support for the arch of the foot, resulting in flatfoot.

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