Posterior tibial tendon
What is it?
Pain along the inner aspect of the lower leg and under the middle ankle bone and into the midfootOften associated with a flatter foot profile
Type of device indicated?
- TECTHOTIX (link to product) – good control and reduction of pronatory symptoms at the rearfoot in early PTTD (needs high density heel raise)
- Bio-Mex (link to product) – if the arch is still of a reasonable heightHigh quality insole (link to product) – again if the arch height is reasonable
- Slimflex Berry (link to product) – control but with lower arch profile if irritation is a problem.May required additional rearfoot posting
Addition of walking boots helps with symptoms reduction
Latter stages need a custom devices +/- AFO
Rehab is more specialised and needs professional input