If you are suffering from what you believe is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome call us at Advance Physical Therapy in Nassau County, New York, where we help our patients with this discomfort and pain get treatment. Our main focus is to aid to our patients by getting to the root of this pain. Tarsal Tunnel is a condition that develops when a nerve within the tarsal tunnel of the inner ankle is compressed. This condition may be caused by:
- Having flat feet or fallen arches
- Swelling caused by an ankle sprain
- Arthritis or Diabetes which can cause swelling
- An enlarged or abnormal structure that might have compressed the nerve
If these causes have left you suffering from any of the following symptoms please visit our Nassau County location for treatment,
- Shooting pain in the foot
- Tingling or burning sensation
At our center in Nassau County, our treatment for Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is extremely individualized. We will create a plan of approach specifically catered to your symptoms in order to attack the problem in the best way possible, assuring significant improvement. Our techniques can vary from
- Nerve Gliding Activities
- Muscle Strengthening Exercises
- Balance and Coordination Activities
- Orthotics, Taping, or Bracing
Early detection of the signs and symptoms of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome will help you and our physical therapists begin appropriate management of the condition, which will ultimately increase your long-term well-being.
On top of physical therapy, our physical therapists in Nassau County may recommend over the counter painkillers to help reduce swelling and pain which will aid in the healing process. Depending on the severity of your Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome you may need to take many weeks of physical therapy in order to see improvement. At Advance Physical Therapy our number one priority is to improve our patient’s quality of life no matter the severity.