Posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) was first described in a small study in 1983 and was shown to inhibit bladder contractions for 2 to 3 days.
What does PT stand for?
PT stands for Posterior Tibial (pulse)
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We have 127 other meanings of PT in our Acronym Attic
- Portsmouth Navy Yard (US Navy)
- Portugal (Internet top level domain)
- Portugal Telecom
- Positive Test
- Posse Traction
- Post Tensioning (construction)
- Post- og Teletilsynet (Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority)
- Postal Telegraph Company (US Navy)
- Poste e Telecomunicazioni (Italian: Posts and Telecommunications)
Samples in periodicals archive:
used a musculoskeletal computer model of the lower limb to determine changes in anterior tibial translation, tibial shear force, and cruciate ligament forces that result from a change in posterior tibial slope.
Of the five peripheral nerves supplying the foot, four travel in close proximity to vessels: the deep peroneal (lateral to anterior tibial artery), posterior tibial (posterior to posterior tibial artery), saphenous (long saphenous vein) and the sural nerve (short saphenous vein).
A novel finding reported for the first time in this study was that 40% of the psoriatic arthritis patients had inflammatory involvement of the posterior tibial tendon.
Saxena discovered she had an extra bone in her left foot which was causing the posterior tibial tendon to tear.