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Conservative Treatment of Peroneal Tendon Injuries: Rehabilitation

  • Eric FolmarEmail author
  • Michael Gans
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Abstract

Rehabilitation professionals are often charged with front line management of ankle sprains, tendonitis, and other various pain issues associated with the foot and the ankle. Critical to the management of peroneal tendon injuries is a detailed evaluation and differential diagnosis to ensure that the patient is being managed in the proper setting. This chapter systemically identifies the normal and pathological function of the peroneal tendons, with an emphasis on the evaluation and differential diagnosis of peroneal tendon injuries. Particular attention will be placed on the identification and treatment of the associated normal and abnormal biomechanics.

Keywords

Peroneal tendon injuries Conservative treatment Nonoperative management Peroneal disorders 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation SciencesNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical TherapistsBaton RougeUSA
  3. 3.Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine CentersGuilfordUSA
  4. 4.PTSMC Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency ProgramWest HartfordUSA

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