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#751 4 main causes of lateral ankle pain in runners

If you’ve been running, training for a marathon or an ultra-marathon and you start to get pain on the outside of your ankle, you do have a reason to be concerned.

There are really four things that seem to cause pain on the outside of the ankle the most. We’re going to talk about those today.

What are the four main causes of lateral ankle pain in runners?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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#290 Should a runner take steroids for chronic tendinitis?

Any diagnosis ending in “-itis” means inflammation. If you have inflammation in the tendons, a short course of oral corticosteroids will help to shut off the inflammatory response and reduce the inflammation. 

It took me nine years to get my spot at the Ironman World Championships. And unfortunately I got pneumonia right before the race. 

I had to take oral corticosteroids preceding and during Ironman Hawaii. Now to be clear, I did the race, but I did not run at all for two months after Ironman Hawaii.

I wasn’t resting. I wasn’t recovering. I was concerned that I would develop an Achilles tendon problems as a consequence of running immediately after having finished the course of oral corticosteroids. 

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about whether or not a runner should take steroids for chronic tendinitis.

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Peroneal Tenosynovitis is the first Peroneal Tendon Problem in Runners

Subscribe: iTunes | Android Peroneal Tenosynovitis Today on the Doc On The Run podcast we’re talking about peroneal tenosynovitis in runners. Before I forget I want to mention that at the bottom of the show notes page for this particular episode you can get clear instructions on the simplest ways runners can treat this condition […]

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