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A 38-year-old female asked:

Does poreneal neuropathy of the leg mean nerve damage? emg showed this have scoliosis, back pain, hard to walk. what can be done about this?

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Dr. Nancy Hammond
Neurology 16 years experience
Peroneal Neuropathy: Your peroneal nerve is a nerve on the outside of your lower leg below the knee. Damage to this nerve can cause weakness of the lower leg and foot, especially bending the foot up. This weakness can cause trouble walking. You can have pain, numbness or tingling on the outside and front of the leg below the knee and foot. Good physical therapy and pain management are a good place to start.
Last updated Mar 15, 2022

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