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Carpal Tunnel or Tarsal (Foot) Tunnel Pain

The carpal tunnel or carpal canal is the passageway on the palmar side of the wrist that connects the forearm to the hand. The tunnel is bounded by the bones of the wrist and flexor retinaculum from connective tissue. Normally several tendons from the flexor group of forearm muscles and the median nerve pass through it.

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a compression neuropathy and painful foot condition in which the tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel. This tunnel is found along the inner leg behind the medial malleolus.

Either may have pain associated with the syndrome and National Neuropathy Center is equipped and trained to address the cause and apply treatments to relief and / or resolve the pain.

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