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Tibial nerve dysfunction: Overview, Causes

Tibial nerve dysfunction: Overview, Causes

Definition Tibial nerve dysfunction is a loss of movement or sensation in the lower leg, caused by damage to the tibial nerve. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Tibial nerve dysfunction is a form of peripheral neuropathy. It occurs when there … Read more

Tibial nerve dysfunction: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Sensation changes on the bottom of the foot Numbness, tingling, or other abnormal sensations Burning sensation Pain Weakness of the knee or foot, difficulty with walking Diagnosis & Tests Neuromuscular examination of the legs shows tibial nerve … Read more

Tibial nerve dysfunction: Treatment

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 … Read more