What is foot drop, how is it treated/managed. Diabetic neuropathy and diabetic vascular disease?

WHY? First, find the etiology/reason for the drop foot. You're so young to have PVD and neuropathy. Maybe a NCV and EMG. Then, start w/ some type of bracing before surgery.
Neuro-muscular. Foot drop is a manifestation of neuromuscular disorder from many causes, including, vitamin deficiency, lead poisoning, leprosy, alcoholism etc. You may consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/foot-drop/basics/causes/con-20032918.

Related Questions

Dx with foot drop Due to living situation 2yrs Diabetes has been uncontrolled now have neuropathy. What should I expect, can foot drop be fixed or no?

Food drop DM? 43F from Australia:Dx with foot drop Due to living situation 2yrs Diabetes has been uncontrolled now have neuropathy. What should I expect, can foot drop be fixed or no? ANS: need to find out the cause of the food drop first. Some causes are treatable. For example if you are putting pressure on nerve from sitting then that could be stopped. Read more...