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#572 How to lace running shoes with extensor tenosynovitis

If you get pain on the top of the foot when you’re running you might discover you have a painful condition called extensor tenosynovitis.

“Tenosynovitis” just means you have irritation and inflammation within the tendon sheath, or the little tube that surrounds the extensor tendons that fan out toward the toes on the top of the foot.

There are really 2 keys to calming the tendon sheath. You have to decrease the inflammation with the tendon sheath. But you also have to stop irritating the swollen tissue inside the tendon sheath. The easiest way to stop that irritation when you run is to stop putting pressure right on that irritated spot.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about how to lace your running shoes when you have extensor tenosynovitis.

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