I Have Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture

A Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture. You're not alone. 36 People

    Just Fourteen!

    Jan 23/13 I was in a hockey accident. Slice my ankle and went straight to the hospital. There the er dr said only three stitches and I was lucky no damage. No X-ray or imagining done. Take two weeks off and go back to soccer and hockey. During that time my knee blew up, ankle...
    Oakville Oakville
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 9, 2013

    My Foot Hurts

    Hi..To make a long story short...for years I have worn the most beautiful shoes...lots of flats...flip flops...heels...great looking shoes..about 6 months ago my right foot started to hurt...not the entire foot just the inside of my foot...I went to a physical therapiest at which...
    Miris233 Miris233
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Oct 22, 2009

    Posterior Tibial Tendon Surgery

    I had posterior tibial tendon surgery apprx. 6 months ago.  Also my heel was moved over to stabilize my foot.  This involved use of 2 screws and foot cut into to move the hind part of the foot in order to protect the smaller tendon which was transferred. I am looking...
    bluebird6677 bluebird6677
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Dec 30, 2009

    Years Of Hell! by Alinel

    I ruptured my left tibialis posterior tendon while doing team building games the first day back at school in 2001 while doing team building exercises with the rest of the staff. It took ten weeks for the complete rupture to be diagnosed during which time I was in complete agony...
    alinel alinel
    2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

    A Long Road To Surgery .. Long Road Back But On My Way Back

    Good day   I went through a long process before the decision was made to have the Surgery. The permanent brace made the decision for me. Due to the fact i am 6'6 and over 250 the brace was cumbersome and not what i wanted to wear for the rest of my life   I had the...
    jimmrt jimmrt
    10 Responses Aug 7, 2011


    I cant remember how I hurt my foot, all I know is, after 7 months, a stay at home Wife, I went to work at a Hospital. I worked on my own floor, so I was on my feet all day, thats when I noticed something was wrong! Went to see an Orthopaedic Doctor, he then sends me to an Surgeon...
    brendajeanie brendajeanie
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2012

    Posterior Tibial Tendon Surgery

    I am 12 days in to healing from Posterior Tibial Tendon surgery where they also moved the heel to help alleviate tension on new tendon. Pain hasnt been bad. Elevation is key. I have been dealing with this for 15 mos including 30 visits of physical therapy and a custom brace. I...
    Smk120 Smk120
    5 Responses May 30, 2012

    My Ptt Is Torn

    Back on October 2, 2011, I tripped at work and rolled my left ankle.  The first doctor visit said it was just sprained and they gave me a lace up ankle brace to wear and some PT.  After 2 months I had no improvement, so I was sent to an orthopedist. He took fresh x-rays found...
    auggie1971 auggie1971
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jun 11, 2012

    Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear

    I have had a posterior tibial tendon tear for almost 6 months now.  At first I thought I had sprained my ankle.  An MRI showed the tear.That was November. I have been wearing a boot since that time and have started physical therapy.  The PT is helping with stretching and...
    dorinda412 dorinda412
    9 Responses Feb 9, 2012

    Correct Shoes For Ptt?

    I wear a Chung Shi rocker sneaker and MTB Tembea and Kitabu rockers and they control the pain to different degrees. Chung Shi, which were distributed by the Foot Solutions chain, is no longer available in U.S. You have to order the Chungs from a German site or from the U.S...
    stevereich stevereich
    61-65, M
    May 12, 2012

    Scared To Death

    16 years ago I shattered my ankle only to end up with 6 screws and a metal plate put in. It was at least a year before I started feeling back to normal. Recently my ankle has started to hurt, with shooting pain up my leg and all around my foot. Today I went to a foot and ankle...
    mizzbtch mizzbtch
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2012

    6 Weeks Post Op Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear

    Went to surgeon Friday. Got my cast off and have a boot but still no weight till my next appointment in 4 weeks. I was very excited that I can sleep with it off. I have exercises to do at home then in 4 weeks I start therapy. I am having pain upon pressure at the back of my heel...
    Smk120 Smk120
    4 Responses Jul 1, 2012

    Recent Doc Appointment For Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear

    Went for 2 week check up yesterday. Now have a cast on it for 4 weeks. Very excited that its only for 4 weeks. Had stitches removed. The incision on the inside of my foot is probably 6 inches long which I was suprised it was that large. The one on outside of heel was about 2...
    Smk120 Smk120
    Jun 2, 2012

    I Blew My Right Tricep Tendon and My Fitness Goal For This Year May Or May Not Happen!!!

    On March 6th of this year, one of my worst nightmares became a reality.  When I was going to do my first set of tricep pushdowns, my elbow made this sickening "pop" causing me to go into excrutiating pain and losing all strength in my right arm.  As the weight...
    brahmabull brahmabull
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2009

    I seem to have the symptoms of PTT rupture,

    but my podiatrist says if it was the case I wouldn't be able to be walking at all. Is that true? Has anyone had PTT rupture and was able to continue walking (although uneasily)? Thank you
    willycastro willycastro
    26-30, M
    Jan 10, 2014

    Just Beginning....

    Id just like to know what others have tried prior to having the surgery for posterior tibial tendon rupture. Im not looking forward to the surgery. Been in a cam walking boot a month now. All it does is keep it immoble. When the boot comes off-the pain returns. Any tips or...
    Spunkygram Spunkygram
    56-60, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2013
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