Author: Tim Bertelsman, DC, DACO

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome and the Dorsiflexion-Eversion Test

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome and the Dorsiflexion-Eversion Test

Tarsal tunnel syndrome, first described in 1962, is a relatively common compression neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve as it passes through the tarsal tunnel. Tibial nerve compression results in pain and/or paresthesia radiating into the plantar arch and heel. Tarsal tunnel syndrome may be under-diagnosed as it sometimes mimics plantar fasciitis or heel spurs.

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Diagnosis of Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Cervical Hyperextension

Current literature suggests that up to 83% of individuals involved in a motor vehicle accident (MVA) suffer a whiplash injury (1). Greater than 50% of those injured report ongoing neck pain one year after the accident (2). Of those experiencing neurologic signs post-MVA, up to 90% may be symptomatic after one year (2).

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