Today’s episode comes from a second opinion discussion with a runner suffering with a nagging plantar plate ligament injury.
She was considering surgery for a plantar plate sprain.
Truth is, her plantar plate sprain was not really that bad.
It’s pretty common when runners have trouble healing a plantar plate sprain, the doctor may recommend a number of different surgeries.
One of those surgeries is where we actually shorten a bone in an attempt to decrease the tension and pressure on the plantar plate ligament.
Should a runner have surgery to shorten a long second metatarsal bone?
Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.View Details »