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Old 08-01-2009, 02:52 PM   #1
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Help for a fat guy

I am a 31 year old, overweight, who has been having week long bouts with ankle tendonitis for almost a month (Im on my third bout in 1.5 months, they usually last for a week). Obviously, I need to lose weight. I was a serious basketball player in my younger days and now I'm mainly a beer drinker. I have had dozens of sprained ankles which were very rarely treated by a doctor. My last sprain was at least ten years ago.

My question is this, could those injuries be "flaring" up again? Or is it more likely a different issue like arthritis or improper shoes? I plan on going to see my orthopedist next week.

Tim

 
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Old 08-01-2009, 04:36 PM   #2
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Re: Help for a fat guy

Hi, and welcome to the boards. I'm glad to hear you are going in to see your doctor, because he/she will be able to answer your questions correctly.

My hubby is a big man, and he always buys really good shoes, which is very important. I'm sure some other posters will have better answers for you. Best to you...

 
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:04 AM   #3
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Re: Help for a fat guy

I think going to your doctor is a right thing to do.. If it is arthritis it can be taken care of and you can be without pain. I know that when you feet hurt your whole body feels bad.

Let me know how you make out with the dr..

 
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