Tarsal Tunnel Release

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Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes pain and numbness in the foot.

Doctors may recommend surgery for people suffering from tarsal tunnel syndrome.

If your doctor recommends surgical treatment, the decision whether or not to have surgery is also yours.

This patient education tutorial explains the cause of tarsal tunnel syndrome, its symptoms, treatment options, and the benefits and risks of surgery.

 

 

 

Keywords:
Tarsal Tunnel Release, posterior tibial nerve, heel, arch, and toes, rheumatoid arthritis, ankle fractures or sprains, diabetes, flat foot, nerve conduction velocity test, NCV, foot orthotics

Last modified: April 19, 2013