Posts tagged sports medicine
PTTD: Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

The posterior tibial tendon is one of the main supporting structures of the foot. It holds the arch up, and supports our foot when walking. PTTD often called the adult acquired flatfoot, is a condition caused by degenerative changes in the tendon leading to pain and weakness. PTTD is progressive, which means early detection and treatment is key to ensure it does not progress to deformity of the foot.

Read More
Spotlight on Achilles Tendinitis

Tendons are the thick cords of tissue that connect muscles to bone. When tendons become inflamed they can cause pain and swelling. Achilles Tendinitis is the inflammation of the tendon that connects the calf muscle to the back of the heel bone. Find out more about the cause, symptoms, treatment options and prevention strategies.

Read More