A 32-year-old female asked:

Injury to r foot 6m ago. disuse atrophy to lower leg. muscle twitching along inner aspect of foot, now up to inside of leg to calf. suggestions?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
If the disuse: Is secondary to cast you may have nerve damage from the cast. I would recommend physical therapy. You must get that foot and leg moving. You may want to get a baseline EMG/NCV study and of course follow up with your doctor.
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