Tarsal tunnel syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve and its branches
- Posterior Tibial Nerve Neuralgia
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The symptoms of tarsal tunnel syndrome can vary from person to person. The most common symptom of tarsal tunnel syndrome is foot and ankle pain. Individuals may also experience a burning or tingling sensation and numbness. These symptoms may occur when a person stands, walks, or wears a particular type of shoe. Pain usually worsens during walking and is relieved by rest.
Last updated: 7/15/2013
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