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... but they've treated it like foot drop. From what I understand, that's not accurate, but that's the kind of brace he wears. ... (2 replies)
... has had foot drop for 1 year. ... (24 replies)
Foot Drop
Jun 18, 2008
... Dropped Foot! 2 forum and am posting it here for you too. I have foot drop as well and had it for the past 6 months. ... (5 replies)

... I agree, unless someone has had drop foot, they really can't quite imagine what it's like. There are things out there to help it, like an AFO. ... (83 replies)
... That is just awful, I am very sorry that this has happened to you. I see foot drop often. Mostly in folks that have had strokes or some sort of accident that has rendered them unable to use their legs at all. ... (1 replies)
... Oh, my goodness, you poor dear. I can tell you a little bit about what I know as a nurse with what we call "foot drop". That is what I think you are describing. ... (3 replies)
... akward' feeling that is so hard to describe in my leg since. That has not gotten any better. I have numbness and tingling constantly. People don't get how annoying that is and I am used to it but I sure would like NOT to have it anymore. ... (83 replies)
... Welcome to the website, and I hope that some of the information here will prove helpful to you. I have been dealing with foot drop since November when I had surgery to repair a badly broken leg... ... (6 replies)
... ve been told to wear a brace at night is to keep the Achilles tendon in the back of my leg from becoming shorter, since my foot is hanging or flopping down in the front. ... (83 replies)
... Hi Clonexx...I just found your reply, so as you can see I'm not too good in getting around this site. ... (83 replies)
... making wonderful progress so far as getting around and mobility are concerned...compared to how I was doing at a similar time frame. For me, the pain of dropped foot would be worst in the middle of the night interfering with sleep. It seems that when you have the least distraction, this pain manifests itself with a vengeance. ... (8 replies)
... tion why he delayed me getting physio and why he elected to stop it after just 6 weeks. I remember he made some sort of patronising comment like 'Will we let you get on with your life? ... (42 replies)
May 17, 2008
... I'm also puzzled about wearing your old AFO at night...I have to wear one at night as well in order to keep my Achilles tendons from shortening and pointing my foot down permanently, but I wear a nighttime version that is a lot more comfortable than the one I wear during the day... ... (29 replies)
... Hi Berries, did your husband get help with a better brace? ... (1 replies)
... Someone please give me advice!!! After living with foot drop for about five years now, I am finally at my wits end. ... (42 replies)
... was more scared to see how if I would have pain without meds and when I realized I had none, I was ok. Now, even 14 months post op, I still have tingling in my foot and leg. It isn't pain but there is a huge difference in how both legs feel. Also, I now am getting a lot of 'sparking' in my foot. ... (83 replies)
... But the worst of it all, is the nerve damage that has occurred. Catastrophic is a good word to use. I have no dorsal movement of my right foot, nor can I push outwards, and parts of the side of my right leg and top of my foot are numb. After the accident, I now suffer from what the thread title says.... ... (83 replies)
... ry and he only does that type of surgery 1 time a year. He says can diagnose me but if he's right he wants me to go a neurosurgeon that is over 200 miles away to get surgery because he says my outcome will be better if I use a Neurosurgeon that has performed a lot of these surgeries. ... (0 replies)
... Her sciatic nerve was destroyed at the site of the surgery, leaving her with a foot she cannot move, and nearly constant pain, sometimes very sharp and severe. The surgery was 11 months ago, it appears it will not get better. ... (2 replies)
... again and worst case would have been if the op had totally failed and I still had drop foot. So being somewhere in the middle I guess I'm quite happy. And not having the AFO after 14 years is a real boost. ... (8 replies)

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