Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

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Synonyms

  • Posterior Tibial Nerve Neuralgia

Disorder Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome involves pressure on nerves to the foot causing pain. Persons with this disorder may notice a painful burning or tingling sensation in and around the ankles, sometimes extending to the toes. The disorder usually affects people who stand on their feet for long periods of time.

Resources

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