Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Symptoms of Posterior Tibial Tendon Tendinitis

Pain or swelling at the inside of the ankle, medial midfoot

The tendon mostly inserts onto the medial aspect of the Navicular bone. The pulling pain usuallys starts in that area.

Inward rolling of the ankle can sometimes be seen

Commonly referred to as “Shin Splints”

Causes of Posterior Tibial Tendon Tendonitis – PTTD

Overuse of the posterior tibial tendon. Symptoms usually occur after activities that involve the tendon, such as running, walking, jumping, hiking, or climbing stairs.

Treatment for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction in Southern California – Orange County

Conservative treatment of Posterior Tibial Tendon Tendinitis – PTTD

Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation

Orthotics

NSAID’s

Braces – Trilok

Physical therapy

Surgical treatment of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction in Orange County

Done when conservative treatment has failed to improve symptoms.

Surgery involves repairing the tendon and realigning the bones of the foot.

The arch must be recreated for the procedure to have long term relief.

Dr. Kolodenker always starts with conservative treatment and uses advanced surgical techniques to treat the painful flatfoot when needed. Please contact the office for an appointment.

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