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#865 3 mistakes runners make that lead to plantar plate surgery

I know. You don’t want plantar plate surgery.

But if your plantar plate ligament doesn’t repair itself, or your doctor doesn’t help it repair itself, you might get talked into surgery.

If you have plantar plate repair surgery, you may spend a lot less time running over the weeks following surgery…because you have to let it heal.

There are really three mistakes that I see runners make when they’ve had a plantar plate injury. This episode will help you avoid them.

What are 3 big mistakes runners make that lead to plantar plate surgery?

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

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#868 Is plantar fascia really a ligament?

This episode comes from a question posted by one of the Doc On The Run YouTube viewers as a comment on the video “Where to run with plantar fasciitis.”

In the video, I was trying to explain which surfaces can help you the most when you’re trying to run with plantar fasciitis. The only way to do that is to make sure you are decreasing the stress and strain on the plantar fascia ligament.

But the question was…

Is the plantar fascia really a ligament?

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

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