Gradual onset ankle pain

Peroneal tendonitis

Peroneal Tendonitis (Tendinopathy)

Peroneal tendonitis (tendinopathy) is inflammation or degeneration of the peroneal tendons on the outside of the ankle. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment & Rehabilitation Exercises Go direct to: Peroneal tendon dislocation Ankle rehabilitation Peroneal Tendonitis Symptoms Symptoms of Peroneal tendonitis/tendinopathy include: Pain and swelling on the outside of the ankle …

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Peroneal Tendon Dislocation

The peroneal tendon runs behind the lateral malleolus or the bony bit on the outer ankle. Repeated dislocation or slipping can mean the tendon rubs against the bone, causing inflammation. Outside ankle pain is the main symptom and is common among athletes with unstable ankles, whether from previous injuries or lack of muscle strength. Peroneal …

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Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

The sinus tarsi is a small bony canal which runs into the ankle under the talus ankle bone. Damage to the sinus tarsi can be caused by overuse or an ankle sprain. It normally causes pain and tenderness near the bone on the outside of the ankle, which is often exacerbated by running around a …

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Medial Malleolus Stress Fracture

The medial malleolus is the bony bit on the inside of the ankle. A stress fracture of the medial malleolus can occur but is very rare. It causes pain on the inside of the ankle which is exacerbated by activity. Medial malleolus stress fracture symptoms Symptoms of a medial malleolus stress fracture will include pain …

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Talar bone

Stress Fracture of the Talus

The talus bone is the bone at the top of the ankle which the tibia or shin bone sits on. Stress fractures of the talus are sometimes seen in footballers and track and field athletes. Exercise will often cause the outside ankle pain to feel worse. Overpronation can increase the risk of this ankle injury, …

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