1989, had a problem with this tendon. It actually was "flip flopping" over the ankle bone as I walked. Docs surgically repaired, and have been doing fine--if it got stiff, I would do the therapy that I was taught way back then after the surgery, and write the alphabet with my toes. Everything was good-- until recently.
Noticed a bruise where the tendon attaches to the shin bone. No big deal. Well, now the tendon is doing that "flip flop" thing again, and there is a decent amount of swelling at the top of the ankle. I don't know whether to be worried and go see the doc (and I'm really not in a good situation to have surgery again, as I just started a new job), or do what the doc did to begin with and just put on a removable cast that I already own and keep it immobile for a while and hope that helps.
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