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What are some drop foot options? Any new advances in orthotics, etc…?

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Dr. Oliver Wang
Podiatry
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In brief: See Orthotist

New materials that are lighter and thinner can be made to support drop foot.
For example, carbon fiber braces can be thin, strong, and light. The braces can be hinged to create active spring effect when walking to help aid patients with drop foot. See foot specialist or prothetic/orthotist for help.

In brief: See Orthotist

New materials that are lighter and thinner can be made to support drop foot.
For example, carbon fiber braces can be thin, strong, and light. The braces can be hinged to create active spring effect when walking to help aid patients with drop foot. See foot specialist or prothetic/orthotist for help.
Dr. Oliver Wang
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Dr. Michael Wynn
Podiatry
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In brief: Drop foot

Great question..
...And the answer is alot more than, i can answer here. Drop foot is usually caused by nerve damage to the lower extremity, by trauma or medical conditions.... And, treatment varies depending on the extent of the damage. Neurolysis, braces, reconstructive surgery...And so on... See someone and get the evaluation process started....Only then.Can you be on the right path.

In brief: Drop foot

Great question..
...And the answer is alot more than, i can answer here. Drop foot is usually caused by nerve damage to the lower extremity, by trauma or medical conditions.... And, treatment varies depending on the extent of the damage. Neurolysis, braces, reconstructive surgery...And so on... See someone and get the evaluation process started....Only then.Can you be on the right path.
Dr. Michael Wynn
Dr. Michael Wynn
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