Tibialis Posterior Tendonitis/Ankle Brace


Last June, i managed to tear both left and right Tibialis Posteror tendons. I went through the 3 months of rehab and came out feeling great. Im a sprinter, so running is a huge part of my life, needless to say i was thrilled when i found out i could run again. Yesterday was the first meet of the season and afterwords i worked a 4 hour shift speed walking for at least 3 of the 4 hours.

After the races, my left tendon (the one i tore first/worst) was starting to get sore. i have custom orthodics that i train with, and general arch supports cut to fit in my racing shoes. these helped, but i was still sore after 2 races, deciding to drop out of the 3rd due to concern with my ankles. After work the right tendon was in a good deal of pain, which was weird because the left was sore during the day. When i got home, i iced both for about 20 minutes which calmed them down conciderably, went to bed. applied heat this morning and it helped alot.

currently there is a dull pain in both, which was similar to when i originally tore them, however mabey 10-15% if the pain. there is some pink swelling consistant with the edge of my shoe where the ankle would have contacted it which has not gone away within 24 hours, yet when originally tearing the tendons, the ankle had a quit visible bruise on it.

Looking at the Bioskin TriLok Foot & Ankle Control System, it seems like a good buy to be able to continue to race without this problem.

Am i right in assuming this, and what do you think is causing the pain?

Posted By Ian on December 02, 2007 at 16:38:21:

An area of softer silicone is incoporated on the medial side of the cushion, the area most sensitive to plantar faciitis pain. Sold in pairs.

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