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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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What are the symptoms of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction?

Following are the symptoms of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Warmth
  • Redness
  • Flattening of the foot
  • Inward rolling of the ankle
  • Turning out of the toes and foot

Our team of highly experienced doctors always aim at recognizing the symptoms accurately to provide the patients with the best-suited treatment plan. This is, perhaps, what makes Yashoda Hospitals one of the top centers for foot and ankle treatment in Hyderabad.

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD): Symptoms and Complications

What are the risk factors of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction?

Risk factors associated with Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction are listed below:

  • Females
  • People over the age of 40
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension

What are the complications of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction?

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction if not treated on time can affect the ligamentous structures which may lead to bony involvement and deformity.

Our doctors make sure that the patient is aware of all the complications and symptoms related to their condition and are guided properly. Our doctors also make sure that patients get the best treatment to help them have a better lifestyle.

References: 
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. Healthline. Available at: https://www.healthline.com/health/tibial-nerve-dysfunction Accessed on June 15th, 2020.
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. OrthoInfo. Available at: https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases–conditions/posterior-tibial-tendon-dysfunction/ Accessed on June 15th, 2020.
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. Mayo Clinic. Available at: https://mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/posterior-tibial-tendon-dysfunction-and-flatfoot-analysis-with-si Accessed on June 15th, 2020.
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. NBCI. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4367001/ Accessed on June 15th, 2020.
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. Cleveland Clinic. Available at: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/orthopaedics-rheumatology/depts/foot-ankle-center Accessed on June 15th, 2020.
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“The content of this publication has been developed by a third party content provider who is clinicians and/or medical writers and/or experts. The information contained herein is for educational purpose only and we request you to please consult a Registered Medical Practitioner or Doctor before deciding the appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan.”

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