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#255 3 Torn plantar plate treatment options

A torn plantar plate can be one of the most frustrating injuries for a runner.

A runner who has been following many of the suggestions regarding ways to reduce the stress and strain on the plantar plate ligament, has been treating the injury on her own and was getting better.

Then she recently got a set back and understandably got super frustrated.

But like most strong runners, she is focusing on the possible solutions instead of wallowing in self pity.

She wrote in and said…

I am desperate to be able to even walk barefoot without pain, to be able to run on the treadmill and jump !! I am wondering whether it is worth trying the following :
1. Massage
2. Ultrasound therapy
3. Plasma Therapy

Today on the Doc On Run Podcast we’re talking about 3 different torn plantar plate injury treatment options worth considering.

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