Tarsal tunnel syndrome: a compression neuropathy involving four distinct tunnels.

@article{Franson2006TarsalTS,
  title={Tarsal tunnel syndrome: a compression neuropathy involving four distinct tunnels.},
  author={Justin Franson and Babak Baravarian},
  journal={Clinics in podiatric medicine and surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          597-609
        }
}
Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a complex and often under-diagnosed or misdiagnosed condition that affects the foot and ankle. It is a compression neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve as it passes in the anatomic tarsal tunnel in the medial ankle under flexor retinaculum. This article reviews diagnosis, conservative treatment, and surgical outcomes, which have dramatically improved with more comprehensive release of the foot nerves in addition to the tibial nerve. Internal neurolysis facilitates… CONTINUE READING

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