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... oneal nerve was streched. Had knee reconstruction and nerve realese in June. Hoped for nerve recovery but until now the EMG show no recovery at all.. considering tendon transfer but also with the same doubts as you. ... (19 replies)
... Good evening, everyone. Almost a year ago, I slipped and fell, dislocating my knee. At the same time, I severed my peroneal nerve, and have suffered with foot drop for the past year. My only function in my foot is to push it downward and to move it inward, on the side of my big toe. ... (19 replies)
... I am due to have a similar surgery to correct drop foot subsequent to synovial sarcoma, radiation, and graft surgery back in 1994. Over the past 6 to 7 years I've noticed progressive weakness in my left foot and now have to wear a brace to correct the drop foot. ... (19 replies)

... It sounds like the tendon transfer is the way to go for me too. How long was the recovery? ... (22 replies)
... i had a tendon transfer to correct my foot drop in March. i have been going through physical theoropy and have gained 6 degrees of lift... YEA! ... (0 replies)
... After a period of time, even the NFO gave me extra pain. I was refered to a terrific Orthopaedic Surgeon who perfomed tendon transfer surgery. Although I have not completely recovered yet, I believe this surgery was a success. ... (22 replies)
... Not sure if I should post this here or the foot 'area'. ... (0 replies)
... Your nerve tore,so maybe this tendon surgery will help you. My drop foot,is the result of dr. hitting the nerve in my back during surgery last year, he said I have two nerve roots and he had to go between the nerves to do surgery, and thats when mine happened. ... (22 replies)
... I'm a 25 yr old female who has been suffering with foot drop for the past 16 yrs. ... (0 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...are you in a cast, how long did you stay in the hospital, how was the pain...anything you can think of would be helpful. ... (83 replies)
... in aug 05 i was playing softball and dislocated my left knee rupturing my acl, pcl, acl and had extensive nerve damage resulting in a drop foot on my left foot. it took a year and a half to have the surgery to fix my knee and i am still left with a foot drop. ... (83 replies)
... I really had no idea that I would have to wear a brace at night after the tendon transfer surgery. No one has mentioned this little fact yet, but it makes perfect sense as you describe it. ... (83 replies)
... Thanks for all of the information about the tendon transfer. I don't know if I'm a candidate for nerve or tendon transfer, but I'll be finding out if I am in the coming months. Please keep me posted about your success and how you're doing. ... (83 replies)
... mail, what is a tendon transfer? ... (22 replies)
... I had drop foot after my hip surgery and dr kept putting me off saying that it will come back. After 2 EMG tests and seeing neurologist, it was pretty much confirmed that it wasn't going to heal. ... (5 replies)
... month mark but I just found the website of a surgeon in Houston and after reading that, I'm wondering if waiting will cause more problems. He does a nerve transfer rather than tendon transfer and he states that doing it more than 6 months after the injury lowers the chances of good results. ... (12 replies)
... I have been monitoring this thread ince I cut my peroneal nerve causing a drop foot on December1, 2006. I was not a candidate for a nerve transfer so my Dr. recommended a tendon transfer however he suggested that I wait for at least 12 months to see how much movement I regained on my own. ... (83 replies)
... I have been monitoring various message boards about foot drop because my four year old daughter has it due to an unexplained injury. She had nerve surgery one and a half years ago and has shown questionable improvement. ... (12 replies)
... I haven't actually met with the surgeon who would do the surgery but from what my OS said, he would either take a tendon from my own foot (autograf)I think behind the ankle of the injured foot? Or use a cadaver (allograf) sp? If I have a choice, Id rather not screw up anymore of my own body parts and use the cadaver. Im sure after I have all the details i'll be better able... (22 replies)
... Just read your post, I am still confused, so the drs. think this surgery will help your foot drop, or is there another problem, this will address? ... (22 replies)

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