Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction – PTTD

What is posterior tibial tendon dysfunction?


Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD) refers to the dysfunction of the posterior tibial tendon causing it to become overstretched and weakened. This can occur after repeated stress, trauma and stretching of the tendon over a long period of time. It can also be due to poor lower limb biomechanics.

Common symptoms of PTTD include:



Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction treatments


Treatments include; Biomechanical Assessment, Orthotics & Insoles, Trigger Point Therapy, Dry NeedlingKinetic & Rigid Taping, Joint Mobilisations & Manipulations, Myofascial Release and Footwear Assessment.

At Elite Podiatry, we have a range of effective treatments available to help relieve and prevent this condition and improve your quality of life. At Elite Podiatry, we often use adjunct therapies to offer the most effective form of treatment. Depending on your requirements, we will customise a treatment suitable to your needs. Please call at Elite Podiatry to organise an appointment for an assessment, diagnosis and treatment.