Peroneal tendonitis occurs when the back and outside of the foot has pain because of an injury or there is damage to the tendons. When peroneal tendonitis is caused by damage to the tendons, it is difficult to walk and painful. For an injury, it occurred because of extreme physical activity, such as playing volleyball or running.
During the physical activity, the person decided to proceed on with the activity, even though, the injury caused him or her pain. There may be a popping and snapping of the ankle when putting weight on the foot. The person won’t be able to walk too long without having pain.
Peroneal tendonitis occurs slowly and gets worse the more times the person walks on the foot. The common cause for peroneal tendonitis is overuse. There are eight tips to follow to prevent peroneal tendonitis whether a person is physically or not physically active.
1. Wearing proper shoes
can prevent peroneal tendonitis. With proper footwear, the feet and ankles are properly supported when doing any physical activity. The shoes have the right amount of cushion, so that when the feet land on the floor, no injury to the foot or ankle can occur. It’s important to change shoes every so often because the heel of shoes can wear out. It may be a good idea to not wear the same footwear every day either.
When working out, it’s good to have at least two pair of changing shoes. Most of the time physically active people tend to wear old shoes because once they wear out, they can be uncomfortable, but at the same time, the feet and ankle can become damaged. Once footwear wear out, the feet are closer to the ground. There is no support for the feet because the cushion is worn out.