Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS)

What is it?

It is a lesion of the posterior tibial nerve in the ankle area.

Which are the symptoms?

It manifests itself in the form of pain and formication in the sole of the foot.

How is it diagnosed?

Clinical and electromyographic examination is carried out diagnosis.

Suggested exams

How is it treated?

Surgical intervention consists of the decompression of the terminal branches of the posterior tibial nerve through a curved skin incision behind the medial malleolus.

It is performed under local anaesthesia in a day hospital.

A good result is achieved, both in terms of pain and formication.

Where do we treat it?

Within the San Donato Group, you can find Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) specialists at these departments:

Are you interested in receiving the treatment?

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