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What is new for people with footdrop?
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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Muscle stim brace
Dropfoot has various causes but results from the muscles that dorsiflex the ankle (primarily tibialis anterior) not functioning.
This usually is caused by a nerve dysfuntion. In some cases it is reversible if the nerve can recover. Therapy, brace and surgery (tendon transfers) options exist. While most treatments aren't "new" a newer muscle stimulator can be used instead of a brace in some patient.

In brief: Muscle stim brace
Dropfoot has various causes but results from the muscles that dorsiflex the ankle (primarily tibialis anterior) not functioning.
This usually is caused by a nerve dysfuntion. In some cases it is reversible if the nerve can recover. Therapy, brace and surgery (tendon transfers) options exist. While most treatments aren't "new" a newer muscle stimulator can be used instead of a brace in some patient.
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