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#378 What are sesamoid bones in the foot

A runner with pain under the big toe joint said she was told she had a problem with the sesamoid bones in her foot.

The doctor said maybe it was sesamoiditis, or a sesamoid stress reaction or possibly even a sesamoid stress fracture.

Her question was, “What exactly are the semisolid bones in the foot?”

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about these weird little things called the sesamoid bones in the foot.

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#307 Surviving Sesamoiditis and getting back to marathon training

Sesamoid injuries can be serious and can keep injured runners running.

Sesamoids are small fragile bones and if they become inflamed and turn into a stress fracture they can crack, break and become permanently damaged. If you have surgery to remove a permanently damaged sesamoid bone, your foot will never be the same.

Our guest today went through a long battle with a sesamoid injury and then got back to marathon training.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we are talking with Isabel about the strategies she used to recover from sesamoiditis and start training for the London marathon.

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Sesamoid Injuries Are Risky For Runners

Subscribe: iTunes | Android Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about what a runner should do if you’re worried the pain under the big toe joint might be a sesamoid stress fracture. Sesamoid stress fractures may be one of the very worst injuries affecting runners. In fact, of all overtraining injuries […]

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