Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem


What is Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem?

Posterior Tibial Tendon runs behind the inside bump on the ankle, across the instep, and into the bottom of the foot. The tendon is important in supporting the arch of the foot and helps turn the foot inward during walking.

Symptoms of Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Inflammation of tendon
  • Pain in the instep area


Causes of Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Degeneration of the tendon


Treatment for Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Arch support inserted into your shoe
  • Anti-inflammatory medication or injection
  • Surgery


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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