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ESWT for tarsal tunnel tenosynovitis?

Posted by John Martello Jr on 5/05/04 at 16:32 (150094)

Can eswt be used for tarsal tunnel?

Re: ESWT for tarsal tunnel tenosynovitis?

Dr. Z on 5/05/04 at 19:47 (150101)

Hi John,

ESWT isn;t used for nerve entrapments such as TTS. It is used for tendonitis at the insertion.

Re: ESWT for tarsal tunnel tenosynovitis?

John Martello Jr on 5/07/04 at 17:58 (150206)

So if i have Flexor hallucis longus tenosynovitis would ESWT be an ideal treatment plan after i have tried all conservative measures? Where in CanadA is this offered? Niagara Falls? Can

Re: ESWT for tarsal tunnel tenosynovitis?

Ed Davis, DPM on 5/10/04 at 18:13 (150348)

John:
Need to make sure that the FHL tenosynovitis is not in the vicinity of the post. tibial nerve before ESWT. Lots of options in Canada. Sunny Jacobs is at 'Pain Free' ESWT Center mentioned above. There are the Sonorex treatment centers: http://www.sonorex.com
Ed

Re: ESWT for tarsal tunnel tenosynovitis?

Dr. Z on 5/10/04 at 18:28 (150349)

I agree. Speak with Sunny Jacobs. So long as the area is near the bone where it attaches to the joint. Must be very careful where the problem is because ESWT and nerves don't mix very well.