The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space where the posterior tibial nerve runs along the medial side of the ankle. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a painful foot condition in which the posterior tibial nerve is compressed. This condition is similar to carpal tunnel syndrome in the wrist.


  • Flat feet
  • Abnormal foot mechanics
  • Trauma
  • Compression of a nerve due to swelling or space occupying mass or lesion

Signs & Symptoms

  • Sharp or burning pain
  • Redness and swelling
  • Numbness and tingling around ankle
  • Hot and cold sensations along the course of posterior tibial nerve

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