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I've been having severe pain and numbness in my foot

I've been having severe pain and numbness in my foot during cycling and jogging. I had a nerve test done and they determined it's a trapped nerve (the tibial nerve). They diagnosed me with tarsal tunnel syndrome. My dr has recommended a cortisone injection but I am hesitant because I have been told that cortisone never actually leaves your body. Also, the injection will be in my foot which is very close to my achilles tendon so I'm worried about potential rupture of my achilles. Can you provide any input rearding my concerns? Thank you, 44 yr old Female
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
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