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What is tarsal tunnel? How is it treated?

It is a compression: Neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve or one of its branches by the inner ankle. Treatments include orthotics to realign the foot and take reassure off the nerve, sometimes injections, sometimes surgery to decompress the nerve. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of tarsal tunnel syndrome and how is it treated?

Please explain what are some symptoms of tarsal tunnel syndrome and how is it treated?

Tarsal tunnel: As stated there is a shooting sensation that goes dismally and / or proximally usually with pain. Decreasing the pressure via orthotics or injections is common. ...Read more

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What is tarsal tunnel?

What is tarsal tunnel?

Tarsal tnnl syndrome: This is entrapment of the tibial nerve in the tarsal tunnel on the inside of the ankle. This nerve entrapment causes pain and sensory loss in the heel and sole of the foot. There is also weakness of the small muscles that control toe movement. ...Read more

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Can tarsal tunnel recur once it has resolved?

Can tarsal tunnel recur once it has resolved?

Yes. It is like--: tunnel. It can have it's ups and downs. Surgical release is done in debilitating pain. Such as interfering with ADL'S, usaual activities & quality of life. If young & active, it can interfere with lots of things: walking, dancing, sports 2 name a few. C an orthopedist 4 eval. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tarsal tunnel syndromed?

What are the symptoms of tarsal tunnel syndromed?

Numbness: Tingling, burning. And pain are the primary chief complaints often heard. Usually, palpating or touching the tarsal tunnel ellicits these symptoms immediately. ...Read more

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What is tarsal tunnel syndrome?

What is tarsal tunnel syndrome?

Entrapment tibial n.: This is entrapment of the tibial nerve in the tarsal tunnel on the inside of the ankle. This nerve entrapment causes pain and sensory loss in the heel and sole of the foot. There is also weakness of the small muscles that control toe movement. ...Read more

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Describe tarsal tunnel syndrome?

Pain, burning: Tarsal tunnel syndrome is an injury or compression of the posterior tibial nerve. This runs behind the inside ankle bone into the foot at the level of the heel bone. Most symptoms will be pain and burning from the level of the ankle to the bottom of the foot depending on which nerve branches are involved. ...Read more

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What is the tarsal tunnel syndrome?

What is the tarsal tunnel syndrome?

See below: The tarsal tunnel syndrome is a fairly unusual condition in which the tibial nerve which runs along the inside of the ankle becomes compressed by the connective tissue that holds it in place. The symptoms are aching pain and numbness usually in the sole of the foot. Sometimes surgery is needed. ...Read more

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How do you treat tarsal tunnel syndrome?

How do you treat tarsal tunnel syndrome?

Many ways: Tarsal tunnel syndorme can be treated in many ways consisting of immobilization, to injection therapy, to physical therapy, to surgery. ...Read more