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how long does it take a stretched peroneal nerve to heal

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
perhaps 4 weeks: If involved only myelin coverings, about 4 weeks for recovery. If injury to central axon, regrowth at 0.1mm daily. Emg test may help predict recover ... Read More
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Biphasic response: Typically, recovery occurs in two stages, with some initial improvement in the days or weeks after the surgery (as stunned nerves wake back up), follo ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Varies: Unfortunately, there is no real answer to your question as everyone "heals" at a different rate. You likely need continued treatment if you remain sy ... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Bramlett
40 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Underlying cause: Common to have an underlying cause when chronic.. Spur torn tendon...
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
It can take a while: It will not heal well taking cortisone or nsiads . You are taking symbicort (budesonide and formoterol). That will stop the tendon from healing and ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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ACL: Once you see the surgeon you will be told the options for your ACL care. It may or may not need surgery. Wish you well.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
2 to 4 wks recovery.: Yes Steroid can be an option in earlier and Mild entrapment cases. Relief is temporary though. If your Orthopedic doctor recommended you the release ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
Footdrop: can have many different types of causes, symptoms and levels of injury. There is a chance of regeneration of in many of the nerve injuries. There ar ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
OUTER Lower leg: Peroneal (fibular) nerve is in the outer part of the calf (lower leg). It tends to get injured just below the outer part of the knee where it crosses ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Foot drop: The common peroneal nerve branches from the sciatic nerve. It includes the deep and superficial peroneal branches. These nerves provide sensation to t ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Either one: Take the one which works best for you.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
29 years experience Neurosurgery
F wave: Usually for foot/hand muscles, it is a small part of a fullelectodiagnostic test that studies electrical response to a nerve right after the main moto ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really.: Unless you are very thin and athletic. Why do you ask.

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