I just saw a runner who sprained her ankle. It’s been about a month and she’s still having pain. Pain and swelling persisting a month later, are not good. There are a couple of reasons that that can happen.
Anytime doctors see persistent swelling and pain after an ankle injury, they become concerned there might be a fracture.
When should a runner who rolled an ankle be concerned that there might be a fracture like a lateral process fracture?
Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.View Details »
Today’s episode comes from a discussion I had with a runner in person who had some foot pain, it was kind of weird. He’s an elite runner and he started developing this symptom that he couldn’t figure out and it was in a weird spot. He got an evaluation and part of his evaluation was X-rays of his foot. When we got the X-rays of his foot and we were looking at him, he had this thing that we call talar beaking and he wanted to know what that was. What is talar beaking on the X-ray of a runner? Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.View Details »