Can you pull a tendon in your foot?
Subsequently, one may also ask, can you pull a ligament in your foot?
A foot sprain is a tear of ligaments, the tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect bones to one another inside a joint. Grade III (severe) — The ligaments are completely torn, so the foot may be unstable and no longer able to bear weight.
Also, what are the symptoms of a torn tendon? An injury that is associated with the following signs or symptoms may be a tendon rupture:
- A snap or pop you hear or feel.
- Severe pain.
- Rapid or immediate bruising.
- Marked weakness.
- Inability to use the affected arm or leg.
- Inability to move the area involved.
- Inability to bear weight.
- Deformity of the area.
People also ask, how do I know if I tore a tendon in my foot?
Symptoms of a Torn Ligament in the Foot
- Swelling and bruising will occur at the site of injury.
- Pain and tenderness are concentrated on the top, bottom or the sides of your foot near the arch.
- Pain intensifies when walking or during other physical activity.
- Inability to bear weight on the injured foot.
Can you walk with a torn tendon in foot?
A torn posterior tibial tendon can lead to foot pain and swelling, loss of your arch, weakness in your foot and inability to stand on your toes. A custom-made foot brace that extends above your ankle can take the stress off the tendon, relieving symptoms and making it easier to walk.