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Is there any cure for foot drop?

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In brief: Depends

On the cause.

In brief: Depends

On the cause.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If from peroneal nerve compression, it often resolves on its own over time.
In some cases surgical decompression (of either the peroneal nerve or L5 nerve root) may help considerably. If all else fails, there are devices that will stimulate the foot dorsiflxion muscles..

In brief: Yes

If from peroneal nerve compression, it often resolves on its own over time.
In some cases surgical decompression (of either the peroneal nerve or L5 nerve root) may help considerably. If all else fails, there are devices that will stimulate the foot dorsiflxion muscles..
Dr. Anthony Mosley
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Depends

Why you have it. If there is a nerve compression releasing the compression can solve the issue.
If from a stroke - aggressive physical therapy (maybe with stimulation etc) and it may improve slightly.

In brief: Depends

Why you have it. If there is a nerve compression releasing the compression can solve the issue.
If from a stroke - aggressive physical therapy (maybe with stimulation etc) and it may improve slightly.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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