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TARSAL TUNNEL SYMPTOMS?

Posted by CHRISTOPHER A. on 10/01/03 at 17:58 (131879)

DOES TARSAL TUNNEL PRESENT ITSELF AS LOCALIZED PAIN NEAR THE INNER ANKLE AREA, WITHOUT NUBNESS OR TINGLING? IF THE NERVE IS ENTRAPPED OR INFLAMMED WILL THERE BE MORE SYMPTOMS THAN JUST LOCALIZED PAIN?? THANKS!!!

Re: TARSAL TUNNEL SYMPTOMS?

Dr Z on 10/01/03 at 21:47 (131901)

Yes it can. The typical lack of first step morning pain is absent. Burning and or numbness is a very good indicator for the doctor to make sure he evaluates TTS in depth