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Hemiarthroplasty - combined with footdrop. Anyone experienced this?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
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In brief: May be nerve damage

Even the most carefully done orthopedic procedure can result in nerve impingement, and if the sciatic nerve is impinged a foot drop can result.
A neurological evaluation (possibly including an nerve conduction study or electromyography) can help determine if this is the case, and guide further treatment.

In brief: May be nerve damage

Even the most carefully done orthopedic procedure can result in nerve impingement, and if the sciatic nerve is impinged a foot drop can result.
A neurological evaluation (possibly including an nerve conduction study or electromyography) can help determine if this is the case, and guide further treatment.
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