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I have a 'paralysed', dropfoot, are there any other surgery done instead of make all joints stiff, it lockes my knee, can't bend.Must lift from hip if do s?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: See ortho, neurology

Too complex for this forum. See neurologist, orthopedist and/or neurosurgeon.
Physical therapy may help.

In brief: See ortho, neurology

Too complex for this forum. See neurologist, orthopedist and/or neurosurgeon.
Physical therapy may help.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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In brief: Cause?

Local peroneal nerve compression or trauma? Can cause drop foot.
Stroke! nevertheless, a foot drop brace can allow good palliative and ambulation for many. Ankle fusion could be an option. Knee surgery is not the usual.

In brief: Cause?

Local peroneal nerve compression or trauma? Can cause drop foot.
Stroke! nevertheless, a foot drop brace can allow good palliative and ambulation for many. Ankle fusion could be an option. Knee surgery is not the usual.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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