Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment

Maybe you’ve heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition in the wrist that occurs when swelling or a change in position of the tissue within the carpal tunnel squeezes and irritates the median nerve. Similar to carpal tunnel syndrome is tarsal tunnel syndrome, an ankle condition that occurs from the compression of a nerve in […]

Shin Splints: How to Ease Your Lower Leg Pain

Although a shin splint is commonly used to describe various pains between the ankle and the knee, it actually refers to a specific inflammatory condition of the tibia — a condition called medial tibial stress syndrome. A type of “overuse injury” to the legs, the most common causes of shin splints include excessive running, poor […]