Tibial Nerve Block

  • Saki Kamata


A tibial nerve block is used when tenderness is noted in the regions where trajectories of the tibial nerve locate. This block makes it possible to control pain in the posterior part of the lower leg and anterior sole of the foot.


Tibial nerve Ultrasound-guided block 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saki Kamata
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyTokyo Medical UniversityTokyoJapan

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