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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how i could fix posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See specialist: See Podiatrist or specialist in this type of problem. Depending on severity, amount of time present and patient, treatment can range from immobilazation, inserts/bracing and/or surgery.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me more about pttd( posterior tibial tendon dysfunction )?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: It is where the PTT has been stretched or by injury or by bone malposition to the point that the tendon no longer supports the bone structure or functions in the proper way.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me about the surgery for posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Several options: The procedure depends on the deformity. It could be as simple as re-aligning the tendon or may require, fusion of joint with tendon re-posiioning need to speak to a podiatrist about this after an exam.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
See below: The posterior tibial tendon is a tendon that crosses the medial aspect of the foot and ankle; it AIDS in inverting the foot and supporting the longitudinal arch of the foot. In a foot that the Tendon is not functioning correctly, there can be pain, swelling, and the foot will tend to lose its arch and go into an everted position.
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A 29-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Pain: Pain, & swelling on the inside aspect of the ankle. Inability to stand on only the involved foot, and stand on your toes.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are signs of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?

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Dr. Steven Frydman
Podiatry 48 years experience
Medial arch pain: Flattening of the medial arch.Pain and swelling in the area.Possible skin breakdown and pain on ambulation.
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