Tarsal Coalition: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment - Dr Foot Podiatry

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Tarsal Coalition

Tarsal Coalition

Description

Tarsal Coalition is a condition where there are abnormal connections of one or more joints in your foot. This usually occurs for developing children where their joints do not fully separate as they grow older, causing foot deformities, pain and arthritis.

What should I do?

  • Anti-inflammatory medication can be used to temporary relieve pain
  • Stop activities that apply pressure to the affected foot
  • Seek help from a podiatrist

What kind of help can I get?

  • Medical insoles can be prescribed
  • Surgery might be needed for certain cases

 

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