Sinus tarsi syndrome

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What is sinus tarsi syndrome?

Sinus tarsi syndrome is pain to the outside of the foot/ankle joint. It is commonly attributed to an ankle sprain or repetitive strain from outward rolling of the foot. This stretches the structures in the rearfoot and causes pain and tenderness in sinus tarsus.

Common symptoms reported by people with sinus tarsi syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with sinus tarsi syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Water aerobics)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Arcoxia)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flurbiprofen patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)

Data from patients with sinus tarsi syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with sinus tarsi syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Water aerobics)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
dry skin muscle spasms
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for sinus tarsi syndrome (2 evaluations)
Side effects
leg cramps at night muscle soreness 1 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
insomnia
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Baker's cyst pain in lower back 2 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Arcoxia)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flurbiprofen patch)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
sinus tarsi syndrome (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with sinus tarsi syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has sinus tarsi syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 4
40s 1
50s 2
60s 3
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 4

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from sinus tarsi syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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