A 27-year-old female asked about a male:
My brother (30 yo) has a pinched superficial peroneal nerve on his right leg. surgery was recommended but are there other alternatives?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kassanswered
Podiatry 30 years experience
You can try : An injection which may quell the pain associated with the entrapment. But, if the pain persists the surgery is a good idea.
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