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How To Heal Pinched Nerve Foot Drop
Peroneal: Peroneal neuropathy can cause a foot drop and the most common site of compression is the site where the nerve wraps around the fibula. Generally removing the pressure, splinting, and physical therapy can be helpful. But have you had this confirmed with electrodiagnostic testing? I would recommend it to be sure as there are other potential causes of foot drop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
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 ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i passed out in bed after drinking and woke up with what i beleive is foot drop will it heal on its own and how long ? what can i do
Foot drop: Foot drop is usually caused by pressure on Lumbar Nerve 5, but 5 percent of people have a shift up or down in which level of the spine affects which nerve. Pressure on the peroneal nerve usually near the knee can cause this as well. If not properly diagnosed or treated the weakness can be permanent and require bracing. If it is from the spine therapy and injections can often work without surgery ...Read more
Need a 2nd MRI after foot drop.1st MRI shows protuding disc l5s1.Will this show cause of drop or just rule out other causes?Had 1 failed nerve drop
I damaged my ACL & perneal nerve causing foot drop. Is burning & pain normal? What can they do to treat the foot drop and will i get sensation back?
If MRI doesn't show cause of foot drop (l5s1 protusion)and emg doesn't show nerve issue and you have back and sciatica pain, could MS be a possibility?
Can pain in back and leg along with foot drop be caused by a small disc protusion l5s1 if conductive nerve study and emg are normal?
I had hip revision in april and have suffered nerve injury as a result of foot drop. What can I do?
Nothing but wait: The sciatic nerve peroneal division governs foot drop. If the nerve was just bruised or stretched it may spontaneously wake up. Otherwise, you will have to wait for regeneration, which takes 1 day for every mm of nerve growth needed, or 1000 days for 3 feet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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