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... MRI will show nerve compression. However, it will not show nerve irritation, which I suspect is causing the drop foot. It would probably also show if the screw has migrated and is now resting on or becoming entangled in a nerve. ... (4 replies)
... I hope you're are right and this doesn't turn out to be a case of permanent foot drop. I guess it matches the symptms of foot drop so well that it's hard for me to see any other diagnosis. ... (61 replies)
... maybe 20 times. The bands come in different tensions...I don't know what color you were given, or if you have several, use one that isn't too hard for your foot to lift. The point of it is to increase the resistance just a bit more than normally flexing your foot. ... (21 replies)

... I wouldn't worry so much about the feeling of numbness...it can be a totally separate issue from the drop foot. All my toes are numb and I have some loss of ankle reflexes, etc. and my walking is just fine. ... (61 replies)
... Thank you for your replies... ... (5 replies)
... After six weeks of foot drop with no change, this morning I may have noticed something different. ... (7 replies)
... has only had two PT sessions. First the therapist had Phil lie down and put a cushion under his legs to get them elevated higher than his hips. He massaged his foot for 20 minutes, using lotion. ... (61 replies)
Foot drop ?
Apr 25, 2005
... Neurologist is the appropriate dr for this... ... (6 replies)
... s recovery and I'm sure there's still a great deal of inflammation in there right now. The inflammation should improve quite a bit during the next several weeks for him, and the injection should also help. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your response. ... (4 replies)
... As far as the drop foot exercises, at PT they have been given "instructions" from my neurologist as to what to work on with me regarding the drop foot and walking technique. They gave me a work sheet with many exercises for drop foot and how to practice walking with the numb foot and leg. ... (10 replies)
... months, with the numbness beginning to go away first. He includes the drop foot in this prognosis, which is remarkably similar in time frame to my surgeon. ... (10 replies)
... First off, let me reciprocate your kind words by letting you know how much your honesty about your experience has helped me. I remember reading about Phil's foot drop prior to my surgery and thinking how hard that would be to deal with. ... (47 replies)
... changer and could be devastating from a psychological perspective. If all of my doctors are wrong and my foot drop and other nerve issues are permanent, I don't know how I'll handle it. ... (47 replies)
... If foot drop developed suddenly prior to a surgery, it would be a sign that the affected nerve needed to be decompressed right away. ... (15 replies)
... As I wait for my drop foot to heal, I'm curious as to what exercises would be the best to do. ... (10 replies)
Drop Foot
Mar 26, 2007
... d. I still can't walk on my heels, nor dorsiflex my foot very well. I have been going to P.T. for strengthening. There are certain exercises that will help. I have been doing alot of them in the water, as to not irritate the weakened nerves and muscles. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Shismerf, keep doing the exercises because it sounds like it may come back. ... (3 replies)
My Foot
Nov 22, 2007
... Well I think it's called overpronation, but can occur for loads of different reasons. ... (15 replies)
Drop Foot
Mar 26, 2007
... When can they tell if the nerve damage is permanent and how? (10 replies)


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