Our expert says:
Thank you for your e-mail, yes it could definatley all be linked. It is important when a condition is treated that the entire leg is assessed and not only the affected area treated. Are you a runner or how did the injury occur? I would suggest that you consult with a podiatrist (with a special interest in biomechanics) that would assess your gait and shoewear. Often conditions/ symptoms like the above could involve treatment from a podiatrist, chiropractor, physiotherapist and biokinetisist. For your nearest podiatrist contact PASA www.podiatrist.co.za or 0861 100 249
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