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Superficial Peroneal Nerve
Neuro praxis : Refers to an injury to the insulation of the nerve called the myelin sheath. If you take away the offending cause it normally takes 3 weeks to 3 months to recover. It is unusual to last longer than that and if it does i would be concerned about on going compression or toxic effect or a more serious injury to the nerve itself called axonomesis. ...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
I have Superficial Peroneal Nerve Entrapment in left ankle. Starting PT. Recovery time? Bout to start 220 mile hike. Will I be okay to hike?
Nerve entrapment: It depends on what is damaged. If the nerve itself is damaged, the nerve can grow about an inch a month or so to reconnect to the where the nerve endings should be. If the nerve is intact, but the structures around the nerve have been damaged, then the recovery time might be sooner. An electrodiagnostic study could help differentiate the two. Hold off on the hike especially if you have weakness. ...Read more
My brother (30 yo) has a pinched superficial peroneal nerve on his right leg. Surgery was recommended but are there other alternatives?
Biphasic response: Typically, recovery occurs in two stages, with some initial improvement in the days or weeks after the surgery (as stunned nerves wake back up), followed by months of no real improvement and then finally a second stage of improvement (as regenerating nerve fibers finally grow to reach their targets). The important thing is to keep as active and limber as possible while waiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After I have practiced running today (2h:30), now i feel pain in the common peroneal nerve , is it normal ? How to avoid it next times ?
Are you stretching: Adequately before and after you run?Get a more detailed answer ›
Entrapped nerve: You should see an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. ...Read more
I had a peroneal nerve repair.
and a broken fibular head just under 5inch low from knee
now I can't bend my knees
what is the solution??
Not really.: Unless you are very thin and athletic. Why do you ask. ...Read more
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