A 25-year-old female asked:
My foot turns in inverts and slaps the floor if i try to run. dr thought might be dystonia. can it also be action myocolus from serotonin(ssris)?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandezanswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 15 years experience
Weakness?: Seems like the muscles that bring the ankle up are somewhat weak and unable to hold the ankle up when running. I would seek medical evaluation to see what is the cause of the weakness.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Brent Nixonanswered
Podiatry 46 years experience
Bracing: Your inverted and weak foot can be controlled with custom AFO (ankle foot orthotic) that can be fitted to your shoe.
2.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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