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Ice for peroneal nerve problem causing foot drop? would that help?

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Dr. Barry Johnson answered

Specializes in Podiatry

No, ice will not.: No, ice will not, probably help. Foot drop is caused by a serious injury to the common peroneal nerve, and/or entrapment of the nerve causing paralysis of the peroneal muscles. Seek medical help asap, you do not want this to become a permanent paralysis !

Answered 6/13/2014

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman answered

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No: Ice can actually make it worse if applied to common peroneal nerve.

Answered 8/23/2013

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