Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Neuropathy Posterior Tibial Nerve Treatment

Treatment for tarsal tunnel syndrome usually includes rest, cold compresses, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. An ankle splint or cast may be beneficial to immobilize the area. This allows the nerve and surrounding tissue to heal. Other options include shoe inserts, bracing, corticosteroid medication injections, physical therapy, and surgery.

Treatment for tarsal tunnel syndrome may include:

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Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat tarsal tunnel syndrome:

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Neuropathy Posterior Tibial Nerve References
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