Peroneal tendinopathy, or pain in the outer part of our ankles, could be the cause. This pain makes it difficult to walk normally and can also impact your work and leisure activities. A physical therapist can help you regain your normal strength and function.
Anatomy and Function of the Peroneal TendonsThese are located near the ankle on the outer leg. There are three types of peroneal tendon: services, peroneus longus and Tertius. These tendons originate from the peroneal muscles in the outer portion of your lower leg. Other names for tendons include fibularis longus and brevis.
Peroneal tendonitis symptomsAlthough these symptoms can vary between people, the most common are.
- Ankle pain in the lateral
- Running or walking can cause pain
- Ankle pain when you move your ankle sideways
- Your lateral ankle bone may be swelling
- You can also see redness at your ankle’s outer edge