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Tarsal tunnel syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve and its branches
  • Posterior Tibial Nerve Neuralgia
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Treatment


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What treatment is available for tarsal tunnel syndrome?

While we do not provide medical advice, the following have been reported as treatment options for tarsal tunnel syndrome.[1] Individuals should discuss the various treatment options with their personal healthcare provider.

  • Rest and ice
  • Oral pain medications
  • Steroid injections
  • Local anesthetics
  • Physical therapy
  • Immobilization
  • Orthotic devices
  • Decompression surgery
  • Last updated: 7/15/2013

    References
    1. Tarsal tunnel syndrome. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Web site. February 1, 2004; http://www.footphysicians.com/footankleinfo/tarsal-tunnel-syndrome.htm. Accessed 2/26/2008.