Peroneal Tendon Tears

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Peroneal Tendon Tears

This condition is a tearing of one or both peroneal tendons, which travel down the lower leg, behind the lateral malleolus and along the outer side of the ankle.

What is a peroneal tendon tear?

This detailed video describes a peroneal tendon tear, including its causes, symptoms, and treatments. Peroneal tendon tears are treated with surgery. Options may include tendon repair, tendon graft or a tenodesis, in which the torn tendon is anchored to a bone or a healthy tendon.