Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Evaluation
The evaluation of tarsal tunnel syndrome begins with a history and physical examination.
Physical findings in someone with tarsal tunnel syndrome may include:
- Foot tenderness:
- Numbness of the foot:
- Located in the sole
- Foot weakness
Tests are not necessary to make the diagnosis of tarsal tunnel syndrome.
Tests that may be used to evaluate tarsal tunnel syndrome include:
Continue to Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment
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