Tarsal Coaliiton

Tarsal coalition refers to the connecting of the tarsal bones of the foot. The bridge could combine fibrous tissue, bone, and cartilage. Patients typically complain of repeated sprains and soreness in the hindfoot when they are symptomatic. A stiff flatfoot with heel valgus and forefoot abduction characterize the conventional look.

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I have been diagnosed with tarsal coalition. How do I deal with it?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with tarsal coalition during my ankle MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and ankle sprain. I would like to know how I can live with this condition my whole life.Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Nigam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Tarsal coalition is a condition where your foot bones are fused. This condition is correctable by surgery if your pain and difficult walk are unbearable. However, many footwears provide support walking and stability to the foot while walking,...  Read Full »

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