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What Is The Normal Response Of A Foot Plantar Reflex
Foot reflex: Not sure what you are talking about. If you mean when a doctor rubs a reflex hammer on the bottom of your foot..Then that test is called babinski sign and this tests for brain damage. The upper motor neurons are damaged by the big toe going up and the other toes flair out. Very distinct response. If you have this you may want to be referred to a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a medical student. I've had foot pain for 8 years. In class I find out I don't respond to the plantar reflex. Related to my foot pain?
Depends: Depends in part on what the cause of your foot pain is. Most foot pain problems are not associated with reflex changes, but there are a couple examples. A chronic S1nerve root compression will cause a loss on the Achilles reflex and can be associated with pain in the sole of the foot. There are a few other possibilities as well, or they could be unrelated. A good exam will tell likely cause. ...Read more
Test spinal cord: Normal person with intact upper ( brain nerve cell to spine ) and lower ( from spine and down ) neuron , when lateral part of sole is gently searched, big toe will flexes , normal reflex, both are intact when abscent then it is indicative of damage to upper motor neuron. Simple explanation brain cell damages it will not regenerate, when a perpheral nerve damaged it will grow back, good prognosi. ...Read more
I recently had a plantar wart frozen and I'm a week out and my foot is still throbbing .. Is that normal ? It's affecting my gait ...
Hi, I was diagnosed with plantar facitiis i was just wondering if it's normal for this to case extreme pain on the top of my foot &cause numb toes?
Had a cortisone shot in my lateral plantar nerve now I have coldness from foot up to knee is that a normal reaction ?
That's not the : Desired effect.if the shot caused that effect, I do think it will get better, but will take time. ...Read more
I just had plantar fasciotomy surgery about 2 weeks ago and I still get a pins and needle feeling in my toes and bottom of foot is that normal?
Talk to surgeon: Hi, 2 weeks is still fresh post-op. I would call the surgeon's office ans either ask to talk to her/him or get an office visit. The best person to answer your question is the surgeon who performed the procedure and is familiar with the surgical pathology encountered.Get well soon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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