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A 31-year-old male asked:

Foot dorsiflexion fine at rest &when casually walking around, but if walk a few miles get sharp pain,tenderness, swelling & foot drop. nerve? tendon?

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Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Evaluation?: Have you been evaluated by a physician? Pain and foot drop can be caused by a variety of things, and localization can often be approximated with physical examination, and other tests such as electrodiagnostics. Suggest you see your doctor.
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