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#545 Tendon surgery for Plantar Plate Repair

If you are a runner and you’re thinking about surgery, you’re probably maybe thinking about a second opinion, but maybe just doing your initial research, but some doctor has probably already suggested the idea of surgery to you. This is one of the four categories is tendon surgery and we’re going to talk a little bit about that, about what it means, what tendon is actually operated on and what the procedures really entail so that you can understand that a little bit better. Today on the Doc on The Run podcast, we’re talking about tendon surgery for plantar plate repairs.

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#541 4 surgical procedures for torn plantar plate ligament

In today’s episode we’re talking about the four classes of procedures that affect four different anatomic structures in your foot when you have a plantar plate injury. I think t’s really helpful if you’re really frustrated, you’re really demoralized and you’re in this very vulnerable place where it’d be easy for a doctor to talk you into surgery without you really understanding what’s going on. That’s what we’re going to talk about today is give you a basic understanding of the four different kinds of surgeries that are offered to patients with these injuries so that you can make a better decision when you talk to your doctor. Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the four types of procedures you might get offered as surgical correction for a plantar plate sprain.

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