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A 49-year-old member asked:

Can i ever recover from drop foot?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
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.
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
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!
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
How long? What is the cause?
May 9, 2016

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to recover from drop foot?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Bluman
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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