Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS)
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.
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.