Tarsal tunnel syndrome
- wasting), surgery is done to avoid permanent nerve damage. The surgical procedure is called a tarsal tunnel release. It relieves the pressure exerted on the nerve within the tarsal tunnel. This surgical procedure is performed via a small incision using conventional surgery or a fiberoptic scope (endoscopic tarsal tunnel repair).
* * *a syndrome of overuse injury with a complex of symptoms resulting from compression of the posterior tibial nerve or of the plantar nerves in the tarsal tunnel, with pain, numbness, and tingling paresthesia of the sole of the foot.
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