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OVERVIEW

Tibialis Posterior Tendonitis

It is common in middle-aged and overweight people due to degenerative changes in tendon. It can be complete or partial, with pain below or behind your inside ankle bone (medial Malleolus). Flattened arches are common. Common treatments include orthoses, anti-inflammatory treatment (physical therapies modalities), and surgical debridement.

GOALS

Possible Treatment Goals

  • Balance Improvement
  • Increase your ability to stand on the leg and bear weight
  • Reduce the chance of reoccurrence
  • Increase your fitness
  • Enhance Function
  • Increase Muscle Strength and Performance
  • Increase oxygen to tissues
  • Enhance Proprioception
  • Increase range of motion
  • Self-care for Symptoms
  • Increase tolerance for prolonged activities

Physical Therapy
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Neuromuscular Re-education
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Vestibular Therapy
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Therapeutic Exercise
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Manual Therapy
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Joint Mobilization

Core Training
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IASTM
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Blood Flow Restriction
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Physical Therapy for Dancers
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Shockwave Therapy
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