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Old 05-30-2009, 11:51 AM   #3
ladies brae
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Re: posterior tibial tendon repair surgery

Originally Posted by janewhite1 View Post
It depends how bad your tendon is. There are various stages and degrees of PTT injury, and the more advanced ones are harder to treat.

In general, the success rate is high if you have a good surgeon and follow your post-op instructions carefully.

Do you have this problem? Have you spoken to a surgeon yet?
Thank you for reply. Yes I have this problem for eleven months. I have worn a Richie brace for eight months and a night splint for same time. These have helped but I am still very limited with the length of time I can spend on my feet.

No I have not spoken to a surgeon because I cannot find a surgeon who has done a repair.