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#509 How to tell tenosynovitis from neuritis in a runner

If you’re a runner with running pain on the top of the foot, it could be lots of different things. The actual diagnosis depends on what happened, what you did, and what it feels like now. There are a couple of really common things causing pain in the top of the foot in runners. Let’s talk about two common causes. It may be either a tendon or a nerve on the top of your foot. Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about how a runner can tell tenosynovitis from neuritis in the top of the foot.

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#473 Heel neuritis doctor did alcohol injection with ultrasound is it a scam?

This episode actually comes from a question I got during the live question and answer period at the end of a talk I was giving at the International Foot and Ankle Foundation meeting in Hawaii.

The question was about one of the conditions that can often be misdiagnosed as plantar fasciitis, and that’s a condition called medial calcaneal neuritis.
With this condition a nerve on the inside of the heel becomes inflamed and painful.
In short, the patient had alcohol injection under ultrasound guidance by another doctor, but the condition dod not get any better.
The question from the doctor in the audience was basically asking me what my opinion about that procedure using ultrasound.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about heel neuritis in a situation where a doctor did an alcohol injection with ultrasound and another doctor wanted to know if that was a scam.

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