When Patients Present With Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is an entrapment of the posterior tibial nerve or one of its branches within the tarsal canal by the flexor retinaculum, the fibro-osseous tunnels, or the deep fascia. 1-4 Sixty to 80 percent of cases have a specific cause of compression and there are multiple factors. 5 • A tumor within the tarsal canal that puts pressure on the nerve • Fracture of the calcaneus with a fragment compressed against the nerve • Severe pronation that stretches the soft tissue and compresses the nerve • Enlarged blood vessels (i.e

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When Patients Present With Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

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