Since I worked out with Kip many weeks ago, I was acutely aware that something in my right ankle did not feel right. I found that when I did ankle circles with my back on the floor and legs tucked up, a tendon felt like it was popping on something. I did not investigate exactly what was happening until one recent gym visit.
I have a tendon that is popping onto and off of my fibula "ankle bone" (the outer bony protrusion) when I rotate/twist my ankle in a handful of specific motions. It feels like the tendon naturally rests behind the bone, but when put under tension it pops onto the bone, and back off once enough tension is released. There is no pain and this did not start occurring after an injury or misstep. It just is what it is, and when I think about it a little more, I think it has been like this for as long as I can remember being active. I talked to Kristin about it (she is, after all, quite the orthopedic specialist when it comes to ankles) and she suggested a doc to go see. I even puzzled her so she is curious what is going on with my crazy ankle (I am curious too, don't get me wrong). So, at the end of next month I am going to go see an ankle specialist and hopefully we'll figure out what is going on. Hopefully there is no surgery required; I will take weeks of PT over that any day. I just don't want to ruin my ankle in the short term because I am making good strides with running and I certainly don't want to screw things up for the long term because I only get one body to play with in this life.
One Month Done
5 years ago