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?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 28 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.
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 18, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.