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TOE DROP AND NERVE DAMAGE IN THE FEET

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Perineal nerve: Perineal nerve release is a straight forward procedure in which an incision is made starting along the lateral side of the knee extending down the le ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes it can: Emg/ncv can be done to tell you if there is nerve damage but it won't tell you why.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Benglis
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Foot drop : If from trauma, MRI of knee and EMG nerve conduction studies are now indicated. You may be a candidate for a nerve transfer. You need to see a speci ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Nerve damage: The foot drop is probably due to the damage of the peroneal nerve.He needs extensive physical therapy and he may be required to wear a brace.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May improve but: you may but after 9 years will depend on exercise, neurology medications. Nerve damage causes muscle loss and medications such as gabapentin and prega ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Weakness: Adam - your sciatic nerve is compressed and you have weakness on dorsiflexion This should be checked right away to see exactly what is happening. Anyo ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Pham
24 years experience Neurosurgery
Foot numbness: In this case, you should discuss this issue directly with your surgeon. Foot drop and progressive numbness status post failed back surgery are grave p ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandip Buch
18 years experience Psychiatry
Exercise: Lack of exercise can certainly cause or make symptoms of depression worse. If you are noticing a worsening of symptoms after stopping exercise, try e ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Which side are: You calling inner? Inbetween first and second toe or to inside by midline of body? Makes a difference with nerve pattern.....
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