A 49-year-old member asked:
Can i ever recover from drop foot?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
DM Care, Wound Care, Surgeries 19 years experience
Depends: I would recommend PT. That really helps and I have seen people recover. The degree of recovery varies as some people fully recover and some partially. Also braces for drop foot really help.
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Podiatry 14 years experience
Foot drop: is definitely a recoverable condition for many patients depending on the level of injury. Some recover 100% however some do not. There are many excellent treatment options available conservatively and surgically!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to recover from drop foot?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 24 years experience
Maybe....: Drop foot may be curable, and in many cases is effectively treated. Treatments range from bracing to surgery. I suggest that you see an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon to obtain options and determine which treatment is best for you. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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