All posts tagged: tendonitis

Running Pains; the Next Step

Last week I shared my story about my leg injury and now I have some answers. Recap Running Pains: After 7 months of reoccurring pain from an ankle sprain and peroneal tendon strain at a San Francisco half marathon, a jump off a swing sent me to the couch with a bag full of ice. However, not keeping off my injury really did the damage. Last week, I left the doctors office with a diagnosis: a strained peroneal tendon and torn Gastrocnemius muscle. The bruising and swelling around my ankle is not a sprain but drainage from a calf tear. So at least now I know where to ice my leg, not on the bruises, but right at the source of the tear. I’ll have to keep off of it for 2-4 weeks and my Groupons for gym studios will have to wait (including the rock climbing adventure —bummer)! With two physical therapy sessions under my belt, I know a lot more than from my general doctor. Both my peroneal tendon and an inner-foot stabilizing tendon were torn. Makes …