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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Foot Weakness (Overview)

Foot weakness is a clinical finding in which the muscles that control motion of the foot have less strength. This occurs in conditions that affect the muscles or nerves.


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I have herniated disc. It causes right leg and foot weakness. What are the next steps?

I have herniated disc. It causes right leg and foot weakness. What are the next steps?

Herniated Disc: Please consult with you physician - some patients opt for pain management based on the severity of the pain, other opt for physical therapy to regain strength. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
7 doctors shared insights

Foot Weakness (Overview)

Foot weakness is a clinical finding in which the muscles that control motion of the foot have less strength. This occurs in conditions that affect the muscles or nerves.


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Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

It depends: The cause of the weakness and numbness needs to be determined before rendering treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Dry well between the toes after your shower or bath
Daily
Wear white cotton socks, especially in the summer
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Try to avoid scratching
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See your podiatrist is symptoms persist or do not improve
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I have herniated disc, which causes right leg and foot weakness. Solution?

I have herniated disc, which causes right leg and foot weakness. Solution?

See a doctor.: Distal weakness that is the result of neural compression due to herniated disc needs evaluation and monitoring by a physician. If it is progressing or interfering with function it may need surgery. However, there are some big caveats here... How do you know that the weakness is not caused by another problem? This is where your physician evaluation is priceless. ...Read more

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I have herniated disc. It causes right leg and foot weakness. What are the next steps?

Herniated Disc: Please consult with you physician - some patients opt for pain management based on the severity of the pain, other opt for physical therapy to regain strength. ...Read more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
Daily
Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
Once
Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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5 days post-op TKA. Numbness and tingling in lower leg , calf, and foot. Weakness in both hands. Slight dizziness when sitting or standing too long.

5 days post-op TKA. Numbness and tingling in lower leg , calf, and foot. Weakness in both hands. Slight dizziness when sitting or standing too long.

See your doctor: That is not normal. There can be a variety of causes-both serious and not. There is no way we could diagnose you in this setting. You need to talk to your doctor right away... ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my father is 72yrsold since last4months suffering from swelling on foot, heavy weakness is it chickenguni?

Should i be concerned if my father is 72yrsold since last4months suffering from swelling on foot, heavy weakness is it chickenguni?

Very doubtful: Unless your father has been to Africa or southeast Asia recently it is highly unlikely. Swelling in the foot and weakness can be caused by a multitude of issues. I recommend he sees is primary care doctor for blood work as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have prostatitis and taking levofloxacin 500 for 32 days. Now I am having pain in my foot and weakness in knee.Is this because of this antibiotic?

I have prostatitis and taking levofloxacin 500 for 32 days. Now I am having pain in my foot and weakness in knee.Is this because of this antibiotic?

Careful!New reports : of severe tendinitis have been reported with this antibiotic.Call your treating physician immediately ,hold any more doses,until this is addressed early next week.Can lead to tendon rupture and corrective surgery. ...Read more

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