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Tarsal tunnel syndrome

Posted by Terry on 2/13/03 at 10:13 (109025)

Has anyone had any experience using ESWT for tts? Is ESWT even used to treat tts?

Re: Tarsal tunnel syndrome

SteveG on 2/13/03 at 11:08 (109043)

No - ESWT is used for insertion point pain in PF. It is not used for tarsal tunnel

Re: Tarsal tunnel syndrome

Ed Davis, DPM on 2/13/03 at 17:49 (109090)


One of the main contraindications for ESWT is the application over a nerve.
As such, ESWT would not be used for tts, carpal tunnel syndrome, near or over any significant nerve trunk.