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Peroneal Tendinopathy

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by Neff DM

(Tendinopathy, Peroneal; Peroneal Tendonitis; Tendonitis, Peroneal; Peroneal; Peroneal Tendon Injury)



Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done.
Your doctor may also need images of the foot and ankle. These may be taken with:
Your doctor may also inject a medicine in local structures. This can help your doctor confirm what structures are causing the problem.


American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society—American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons



Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation



ACR Appropriateness Criteria chronic ankle pain. AHRQ National Guideline Clearinghouse website. Available at: Accessed May 6, 2013.

Heckman D, Reddy M, Pedowitz D, et al. Operative treatment for peroneal tendon disorders. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008; 90:404-418.

Peroneal tendon injuries. American College of Food and Ankle Surgeons website. Available at: Updated December 18, 2009. Accessed May 6, 2013.

Peroneal tendinopathy. EBSCO Dynamed website. Available at: Accessed May 6, 2013.

4/24/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Wise JN, Weissman BN, et al. American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria for chronic foot pain. Available at: Updated 2013. Accessed April 24, 2014.


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