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What is the tarsal tunnel syndrome?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Seth Steber
Podiatry
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In brief: Nerve entrapment
Tarsal tunnel is a nerve entrapment which is anatomically similar to the carpal tunnel in the wrist.

In brief: Nerve entrapment
Tarsal tunnel is a nerve entrapment which is anatomically similar to the carpal tunnel in the wrist.
Dr. Seth Steber
Dr. Seth Steber
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
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In brief: Compression
Compression neuropathy of the tibial nerve.

In brief: Compression
Compression neuropathy of the tibial nerve.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
In brief: Nerve irritation
When the nerve on the inner ankle (posterior tibial) or one of its branches gets irritated via compression or stretching.
The pressure will irritate the nerve with a resultant pain described as numbness, tingling, shooting typr pain and discomfort. The irritation can be felt local and sometimes as far as the toes...

In brief: Nerve irritation
When the nerve on the inner ankle (posterior tibial) or one of its branches gets irritated via compression or stretching.
The pressure will irritate the nerve with a resultant pain described as numbness, tingling, shooting typr pain and discomfort. The irritation can be felt local and sometimes as far as the toes...
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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