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Sural neuropathy post ankle surgery. Braces irritate sural nerve; can I have a custom brace made that will provide stability but not irritate nerve?

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In brief: Likely

Talk to your surgeon, and consult with an orthotist.
Lots of potential modifications.

In brief: Likely

Talk to your surgeon, and consult with an orthotist.
Lots of potential modifications.
Thank
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes, i've prescribed bracing to accommodate this neuropathy and i recommend seeing the upmc foot and ankle center for guidance on which braces are available in your area.

In brief: Yes

Yes, i've prescribed bracing to accommodate this neuropathy and i recommend seeing the upmc foot and ankle center for guidance on which braces are available in your area.
Thank
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