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#364 What is traction neuritis?

If you over-stretch any nerve it can become inflamed and painful.
If you roll your ankle on a trail you can get a condition called traction neuritis.
Most of the time when I am on a telemedicine or second opinion call with a runner with traction neuritis, they have been misdiagnosed with some other condition.
If you understand how to tell the difference, you can understand how to get back to running sooner.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about traction neuritis in a runner and what it really means.

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