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How do you stop pins and needles when you have drop foot?
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In brief: Many ways
If the cause of foot drop can be treated then abnormal sensations can be controlled.
Various drugs like neuron tin, cymbalta, (duloxetine) tegretol, etc can help. Also do not forget physical therapy.

In brief: Many ways
If the cause of foot drop can be treated then abnormal sensations can be controlled.
Various drugs like neuron tin, cymbalta, (duloxetine) tegretol, etc can help. Also do not forget physical therapy.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
In brief: Find problem first
The first thing to do is find out why you have drop foot; a neurologist can help, with a combination of history, exam findings, electrodiagnostic testing, and imaging.
Once you know the underlying issue is addressed, possible symptomatic treatments include physical therapy, medications for neuropathic pain (e.g. Amitriptyline or gabapentin) and nerve blocks, depending on where the problem is.

In brief: Find problem first
The first thing to do is find out why you have drop foot; a neurologist can help, with a combination of history, exam findings, electrodiagnostic testing, and imaging.
Once you know the underlying issue is addressed, possible symptomatic treatments include physical therapy, medications for neuropathic pain (e.g. Amitriptyline or gabapentin) and nerve blocks, depending on where the problem is.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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