Billable Medical Code for Tibialis tendinitis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 726.72
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 726.72.
Posterior tibial tendonitis is also known as L anterior tibial syndrome, L posterior tibial tendinitis, left anterior tibial tendinitis, left tibialis posterior tendinitis, posterior tibial tendinitis, r anterior tibial tendinitis, right anterior tibial syndrome, right posterior tibial tendinitis, right tibialis posterior tendinitis, tibial tendinitis, tibial tendonitis posterior, tibiialis posterior tendinitis, tibialis tendonitis. Applies to tibialis, anterior or posterior, tendinitis.
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis Definition and Symptoms
Posterior tibial tendonitis is an inflammation of the posterior tibial tendon as well as its sheath. This affects the tendon that runs from the inside of the ankle to the arck of the foot. This injury is due to an excess of running, dancing or other athletic activity and trauma associated with high impact. Symptoms may include pain and swelling in the foot, pain that increases when standing on the ball of the foot, tiredness in the foot after minimal activity or an inability to push off efficiently while running.