Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome in Vancouver
The Tarsal Tunnel (flexor retinaculum) is found along the inner leg behind the medial malleolus. The tarsal tunnel is made up of bone on the inside and the flexor retinaculum on the outside. The tibial nerve, a major artery, veins, and tendons travel in a bundle along this pathway, through the tarsal tunnel.
Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a painful foot condition in which the tibial nerve is impinged and compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) is also known as Posterior Tibial Nerve Neuralgia. TTS is a compression syndrome of the tibial nerve within the Tarsal Tunnel. This tunnel is found along the inner leg behind the medial malleolus (bump on the inside of the ankle). The posterior tibial nerve, a major artery, veins, and tendons travel in a bundle along this pathway, through the Tarsal Tunnel. In the tunnel, the nerve splits into three different paths. One nerve (calcaneal) continues to the heel, the other two (medial and lateral plantar nerves) continue on to the bottom of the foot. The Tarsal Tunnel is made up of bone on the inside and the flexor retinaculum on the outside.
Dr. Michael Horowitz offers a 5-Step process to successfully treating Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. He can help evaluate & diagnose your condition and recommend the best course of action for you. Call Vancouver Orthotics at 604-737-3668 for more information.
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- What is the most effective treatment for Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?
- What exercises & stretches do you recommend for Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?
- What other symptoms are most commonly associated with Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?
- What shoes are best for Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?
- Where can I get medical hardware for Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?
- Why is the pain so chronic?
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