Re: Torn Peroneal Retinaculum

Until you can have this repaired, I would recommend a very good ankle brace. In my practice I use the ASO brace very frequently. I greatly prefer these for the control over any other the stirrup type ankle braces (example Air splint) But of course there are always personal preferences.

If the peroneal tendons sublux out of the groove, you will have a problem. It will require a surgery.

Without seeing your toe, I can only guess that it was broken.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on October 01, 2005 at 16:14:35:

In Reply to: Torn Peroneal Retinaculum posted by Chelsea Jordan on September 29, 2005 at 22:37:34:

This soft padded night splint with contoured posterior shell provides passive dorsi flexion to address plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis. Shipped with toe wedge for additional stretch on plantar facia.

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