How to Self-Treat Posterior Tibialis Pain


Marathon Training Academy

December 6, 2015

In this guest post for Marathon Training Academy, you will discover the factors that increase your risk of developing posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD).  Learn how to recognize the symptoms and how to self-treat this condition so you don’t lose too much time with your training.

FallenArchesThe most common cause of pain along the inside (medial) portion of your ankle when running may also be associated with the most common reason for adult acquired flatfoot.  It’s likely something most of us haven’t ever heard of before.  Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD), also known as posterior tibial tendon syndrome or tibialis posterior syndrome, can develop into a tibialis posterior tendon insufficiency which causes a fallen arch.  Continue Reading