Recovery And Surgery For Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

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Alternative Names

Neuropathy - tibial nerve


Treatment

Treatment is aimed at increasing mobility and independent self-care. In some cases, no treatment is required and recovery is spontaneous.

Surgical removal of lesions that press on the nerve may benefit some people.

Over-the-counter analgesics or prescription medications may be needed to control pain (neuralgia). Various other medications (phenytoin, carbamazepine, gabapentin or tricyclic antidepressants such as nortriptyline) may reduce the...

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