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N.E. Physical Therapy Plus
(617) 612-5952
1234 Hyde Park Avenue
Hyde Park, MA
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Free on hour consultation ... call today!
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Monday 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Geriatrics Certified Specialist , Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neurologic Certified Specialist, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics Certified Specialist, Physical Therapists, Sports Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, Women's Health, Women's Health Certified Specialist, Worke

N.E. Physical Therapy Plus
(617) 544-3158
1353 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA
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Free on hour consultation ... call today!
Hours
Monday 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Geriatrics Certified Specialist , Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neurologic Certified Specialist, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics Certified Specialist, Physical Therapists, Sports Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, Women's Health, Women's Health Certified Specialist, Worke

Chestnut Hill Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
(617) 213-0981
180 Wells Ave
Newton, MA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Move Well Chiropractic
(617) 213-0903
1280 Centre St
Newton, MA
Hours
Monday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Personal Injury

Patriot All Pro PT- Wellness Medical Center
(508) 784-1200
1480 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Dr. Herbert Jeffrey Bernstein - Chiropractor
(617) 383-9989
209 Harvard St., suite 205,
Brookline, MA
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Complimentary back, neck, shoulder or headache pain evaluation. We do extremely gentle care: never any twisting, cracking or popping of neck or back. Very advanced techniques, totally gentle work. Not painful at all!
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Optimum Care Physical Therapy & Rehab Inc.
(617) 690-7846
153 Neponset Ave
Dorchester, MA
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Functional Manual Therapist, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Joint Ventures Physical Therapy
(617) 607-7184
1079 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA
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Refer your friends to Physical Therapy at Joint Ventures and get a free massage!

Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Joint Ventures Physical Therapy and Fitness
(617) 398-0906
654 Beacon Street
Boston, MA
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Refer your friends to Physical Therapy at Joint Ventures and get a free massage!

Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Graston Certified Clinic, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Atlantis Physical Therapy Group
(617) 564-4025
62 Warren Street
Roxbury, MA
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Our touch is healing,
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Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Treating Peroneal Tendon Injuries in Athletes

This article is the first part of a series on disorders of the foot and ankle. Surgeons from the University of North Carolina Department of Orthopedic Surgery provide an update in this sports medicine topic. The specific focus is on peroneal tendon problems causing ankle pain and dysfunction.

The peroneal tendon is divided into two parts: the peroneus longus and the peroneus brevis. It is located on the lateral (outside) of the lower leg and ankle. The two sections start together at the upper portion of the lower leg and travel down the length of the lower leg. Both parts of the tendon wrap around under the ankle bone and then separate again and attache to two separate places on the foot.

Peroneal tendon injuries can occur as a result of misalignment of the ankle, frequent (repeated) ankle sprains, or overuse in athletic activities. It's not a common problem. So, treatment isn't based on evidence from large scientific studies. Instead, surgeons rely on what's referred to as a consensus approach. This means they listen to what the experts have to say and see how others treat it as reported in published case studies.

Several specific conditions affecting the peroneal tendon are presented. The authors describe and discuss peroneal tendinopathy, os peroneum syndrome, peroneal tendon dislocation, and peroneal tendon tears. A special section is included for each one called the Author's Preferred Treatment to help guide other surgeons treating any of these problems.

Tendinopathy refers to any inflammation of the tendon or the sheath (the covering) around the tendon. Dancers, runners, and athletes with chronic ankle instability from repeated ankle sprains are the people most likely to develop this problem. Os peroneum syndrome is a very painful condition caused by fracture of the os peroneum, ruptured tendons around the os peroneum, or entrapment of the os peroneum or peroneus tendon. The os peroneum is an extra little piece of cartilage or bone that is located within the peroneus longus tendon.

Treatment for both peroneal tendinopathies and painful os peroneum syndrome (POPS) begins with conservative (nonoperative) care. Antiinflammatories, shoe (heel) wedges, and physical therapy are the first approaches in care. In some cases of severe pain associated with acute injury, the patient may be put in a short-leg cast (below the knee, including the foot and ankle) or controlled ankle motion (CAM) boot.

Surgery is an alternate treatment option but only after the patient has tried three to six months of conservative care. For patients with tendinopathy, the surgeon uses an open incision to inspect the tendon and tendon sheath. The sheath is cut open and the tendon repaired. The surgeon leaves the tendon sheath unrepaired to prevent further pressure on the tendon.

In the case of a painful os peroneum syndrome, the bone or cartilage fragment is surgically removed. The surgeon must be careful to remove the os pero...

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