One of the most common complaints for foot pain is the result of tendonitis which occurs when a patient compensates from another foot problem. There are two tendons known as the peroneous longus and peroneous brevis which prevent the foot from inverting or turning in when walking. Essentially they are stabilizers and prevent you from spraining your ankle. If anything occurs to your foot that causes you to “limp”, these tendons work harder as you compensate. This leads to the common complaint of pain to the outside or lateral aspect of your foot. So when your body tells you it’s in pain and you are forced to “limp” something is wrong and you need to get off your foot. If not, this lateral foot pain or tendonitis can become a chronic problem taking months to get over. 

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Dr. CampitelliSeptember 9, 2017 at 8:49 am

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