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Signs & Symptoms Orthopedics

Dancer's Heel
Signs and Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of dancer's heel may include:

  • Pain at the back of the ankle
  • Tenderness behind the bottom tip of the fibula (outer bone in the calf)
  • Worsened pain when pointing the foot down (plantar flexion)

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