Eight years ago, I had major foot surgery. I started jogging when I was in my 20’s and in my late 50’s I developed a relatively rare condition, Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction. I tried all of the conservative measures, but I was unable to walk more than 50 feet without considerable pain. Fortunately for me, there is a sophisticated, but major surgical intervention that can correct this condition.
The surgery was three hours long, involved a bone graft from my hip, several 4-inch screws, repositioning bones, removing the destroyed tendon, using another one of my tendons as a... Read More