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Tarsal Tunnel Release For Posterior Tibial Nerve Decompression
I have varicose veins wrapped around my tibial nerve with all of pain. Should they be removed. Have had a tarsal tunnel release 10 weeks ago.
Tibial nerve veins: The TT release is in the area of the tarsal tunnel behind the medial ankle bone. In this area, varicosities may be in communication with the posterior tibial vein which is a deep vein. Sclerotherapy injection could inadvertently cause a deep vein thrombosis. I recommend seeing a board certified vein specialist to evaluate this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Had tarsal tunnel release 10 mo. Ago, all of a sudden having ankle pain which is leading to some heal pain. Could this be a reocurrance?
Upto a year: Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a compression neuropathy in which the tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel. Patients complain of numbness in the foot radiating to the big toe and the first three toes, pain, burning, shooting sensations, and tingling over the base of the foot and the heel. Long standing problem takes longer to recover even up to a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was put in a boot a week ago after tarsal tunnel release. New bruising on side and under arch now that I'm walking. Is this normal?
Have overpronation/flat feet & wear orthotic Do orthotic stop pressure on tibial nerve & tarsal tunnel (tarsal tunnel syn) 100% or orth shoes recomend?
Different things: A tendon is the end of a muscle that connects the muscle to bone. The posterior tibial tendon attaches the tibialis posterior muscle to certain bones of the foot. The tarsal tunnel is an area by your heel where the posterior tibial tendon along with 2 other tendons, a major artery, vein and nerve, pass. Its a tight area bordered by bone and thick soft tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Release and excision of exostosis surgery recovery takes how long? Can you walk after? How much pain is there? Where's the cut?
?: There is not an area referred to as the Anterior Tarsal Tunnel. These are questions you should speak with your surgeon about. ...Read more
My posterior tibial nerve is pulsing of both leg, I can see pulsing on both leg and I am not feeling any pain and symptom, is it normal?
Direct impact on posterior tibial nerve at ankle. Calf n foot went numb immediately lasted for ≈4min. 3/10 Tingling sensation still felt 13 hrs later?
Injury: You need to have this evaluated if you continue to have some symptoms. ...Read more
Flat feet: Here is the simple answer....Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction or pttd is a flat foot deformity. It could be rigid or flexible and present with pain at the arch or heel area. Tarsal tunnel syndrome or tts is a compression syndrome (such as carpal tunnel syndrome in the hand) of the posterior tibial nerve. Pttd can cause tts. Therapy can vary significantly. Treatments include orthotics to surg. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had tarsal tunnel release surgery 12 days ago. Wound still bleeding slightly. Very painful to weight bear. Should I rest or try to exercise/walk.?
Several things...: Tarsal tunnel syndrome can be treated conservatively with injections around the problem area, physical therapy to strengthen and improve the function of the ankle, and splinting to hold the ankle off the nerve that is getting pinched. If these things do no work quickly, though, an orthopedic surgeon may need to do surgery to relieve the compression on the nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve block shot on foot where doc suspects tarsal tunnel. Local anesth lasting 2 weeks in part of foot. Doc says it can happen. What could be reason?
Need more details: It isn't clear the historical aspects of a presumed diagnosis of tarsal tunnel syndrome, and the expectations regarding a block. It might be beneficial to discuss with another physician (ie second opinion) if you have questions regarding the therapy and you've already discussed it with the treating physician. ...Read more
What kind of a doctor do I need to remove varicose veins wrapped around the tibal nerve in the tarsal tunnel?
Surgery (tarsal tunnel, plantar nerve rel., medial foot fasciotomy) 3 weeks ago. Staples just removed - no pt. What exercises are safe to do to rehab?
I received a cortisone shot 4 days ago in my nervE sprained my ankle and he said tarsal tunnel is it normal to have my foot up to my knee to be cold?
Can you specify: Where you received the cortisone shot? .....was that given by the ankle? In the region of the tarsal tunnel? The coldness you are feeling up to your knee may possibly be neuropathy caused by a radiculopathy. I would suggest an Emg/NCV study to rule out a "double crush syndrome" it's possible you have both a tarsal tunnel and a radiculopathy. I don't think your coldness is related to shot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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