I have written how tarsal tunnel syndrome is commonly missed in Dabetic Peripheral Neuropathy:
Surgery For Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy – Another Option Not Available Here
Now it appears that Tarsal Tunnel syndrome enerve slowing is to be expected in Diabetes.
Incidence of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome in Diabetic Population – Redefining Topographic and Electrophysiological Correlates
R. Segura et al
IASP poster Montreal 2010
- Used 40 m/sec as the end range of normal
- Measured conduction from about 2-3 inches above medial malleolus
- 90% of diabetics had abnormal findings
Comments – This will be one of the situations like helicobacter:
Prior – ulcers are due to stress, conflict and intense hatred issues. No way it’s an infection..
Now – Of course it’s due to infection of helicobacter pylori and hyperacidity.
Same will happen to diabetic neuropathy and tarsal tunnel – of course it’s not