No, this swelling may represent a sprain or sprain of the fibers of the tendon. If this condition continues after rest, ice and elevation you should seek medical attention with your foot and ankle surgeon. Imaging modalities such as plain film radiographs,diagnostic ultrasounds and MRI will confirm the diagnosis.
You can call Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists at (512) 328-8900,
and make an appointment at one of our three convienent Austin office locations.
5000 Bee Caves Road, Suite 202, Westlake Hills, 78746
1600 W. 38th Street, Suite 318, Rosedale, 78731
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