Tarsal tunnel syndrome

What is Tarsal tunnel syndrome?

It is a compression neuropathy.Tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through tarsal tunnel. The tunnel is found along the inner leg beyond the medial malleolus. Clinical presentation is usually pain and tingling around the ankles and some times the toes. Some get pins and needles feeling and some hot and cold sensation also.

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Can prolotherapy help in my condition of tarsal tunnel syndrome due to injuries suffered in 1984 and the many surgeries following that accident ,I...

doctor1 MD

Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

There is no evidence based data to suggest the usefulness of prolotherapy in the treatment of tarsal tunnel...

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I have tight constriction & redness in my lower leg and ankle and swelling above that in my calf (right). Blood clots and vein problems have been...

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Thanks for posting your query.
The tight constricting feeling with swelling in the calf could be due to-
1.A vascular problem- The pain may...

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I am 72 year old male still very active, take no medications and been a life long athlette. I have always tied my tennis shoes quite tight and...

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Could be Tarsal tunnel syndrome

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Hi there.

Thanks for the query.

Usually tying the shoes right can cause Tarsal...

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