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... From your post, I see that you are under the care of an orthopaedist, and I was too when I fractured my leg...BUT...the problems you are experiencing with dropped foot are caused by nerve damage, which probably occurred during your accident, along with your broken pelvis and hip socket. ... (42 replies)
... you are 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. ... (8 replies)
Jun 21, 2008
... Thank you for your very kind words...your encouragement and experience in dealing with foot drop have helped me so much in coping with this condition as well... ... (29 replies)

... exercises as often as I should have. My son was born in August and so life got a bit mental. Finding 5 mins to do anything was a struggle! I started to notice my foot getting a bit stiff and a couple of times I stubbed my toe which I hadnt done for ages. So I knew something wasn quite right. ... (42 replies)
... Thanks for your kind words about my helping you...actually I think we're all helping each other in this foot drop's real pain to treat and to live with... ... (42 replies)
... I've been living with dropped foot since November, 2007...the docs repaired a very badly broken femur bone, and I woke up with dropped the beginning, the pain was unbearable as you describe and I was given Lyrica, which I took for a couple of months. ... (8 replies)
... m walking around somewhat normally again, with or without a dropped foot. One other question I have is if you had to wear some kind of boot or brace at night before your tendon transfer surgery. ... (83 replies)
... MG performed yesterday also. Keep in mind that I have been told for the past 6 months that the nerve will regenerate and within a year or so, have full use of my foot again. ... (83 replies)
Jul 31, 2008
... the way the therapists measure these things. ..also, my toes can turn up much better now, and generally the foot and ankle feel stronger than before. ... (29 replies)
... sneaker and goes underneath your foot. It has some flex to it, and basically keeps your foot "up" instead of dragging on the ground. You can walk normally with it and it has some tension so that it will "spring" your foot back up after taking a step. ... (83 replies)
... I'm from New York too and have dropped foot since November due to a broken bone and further hip surgery. I would just like to know what the surgery was like for the tendon transfer... ... (83 replies)
May 15, 2008
... It was quite weird, my head is still spinning actually. Saw 2 nurses who, eventually, got my cast off. The consultant wasnt around so I just sat and stared at my foot for 10 mins wondering if it had worked or not. ... (29 replies)
May 3, 2008
... another kind of brace in my Internet travels, which may be of interest to you. According to past posters on this site, they are able to drive with the affected dropped foot by using's called a SAFO...the company is Dorset Orthopaedic in England, so it may be of interest to you. ... (29 replies)
... Hey my name is zolange and i have dropped foot caused by a car accident i was in last year. ... (83 replies)
... weeks ago and broke my leg in three places, the worst fracture being my fibula, I was really shocked and scared when I got my cast off 4 weeks ago and found my foot was paralysed and was told I would suffer from dropped foot. ... (83 replies)
Dropped foot
Apr 3, 2008
... I would find another dr preferably a neurologist. Are you taking any nerve pain medication like neroutin? I can't even begin to imagine what you are going through. I have polyneuropothy which is a nerve disorder. I have a lot of nerve pain and numbness. It gets better and worse. But the dr's are still finding a cause. Find out exactly what damage was done to the nerve and... (1 replies)
Dropped foot
Mar 10, 2008
... On 2-26-08 I had pelvic reconstrction. As soon as I was awake enough to talk I began complaining of leg pain and pins and needles in my left foot. I was told I had a dropped foot d/t nerve damage during the procedure. I am unable to walk. The pain that goes thru my calf is unbearable. I am scared. I am not able to get any strait answers as to how long I will be unable to walk,... (1 replies)
... Tanya: I was in the hospital 2 days after my tendon transfer. The surgery was 4 hours but I was 'out' so I don't remember any of it. I was on morphine for a bit but I was itching like crazy so at first they gave me benadryl but the combo of benadryl and morphine had me sleeping all day so they took me off both and gave me percoset or vicodin. I was in a cast (first plaster... (83 replies)
... Hi has anyone out there had a dropped foot and had a succesfull recovery, and been able to walk again normally, without surgery or using an AFO. ... (42 replies)
... how to drive with dropped foot (0 replies)

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