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Foot Drop

Dr. Anuradha Sharma 92% (16375 ratings)
MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Foot Drop

To avoid dragging the toes, people with foot drop may lift their kneehigher than normal. Or they may swing their leg in a wide arc.

Foot drop can happen to one foot or both feet at the same time. It can strike at any age.In general, foot drop stems fromweakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot. It can have many different causes. Treatments for foot drop vary according to the cause. Most common causes and treatments for foot drop.

What causes foot drop?

  • Foot drop is a symptom of an underlying problem, rather than a disease itself. It can be temporary or permanent. Causes of foot drop include:
  • Nerve injury
  • Brain or spinal disorders
  • Muscle disorders

Here's some more detail on these causes:

Nerve injury. Most commonly, foot drop is caused by an injury to the peroneal nerve. The peroneal nerve is a branch of the sciatic nerve that wraps from the back of the knee to the front of the shin. Because it sits very close to the surface, it may be damaged easily.

An injury to the peroneal nerve may also be associated with pain or numbness along the shin or the top of the foot.

Some common ways the peroneal nerve is damaged or compressed include:


How do doctors treat foot drop?

Treatment for foot drop will depend on the cause. Early treatment may improve chances of recovery.

Treatments may include:

  • Lightweight braces
  • Shoe inserts (orthotics)
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgery
  • Lightweight braces are the most common treatment. They're used to support the leg.
  • Physical therapy is used to strengthen foot and leg muscles. It may improve a person's ability to walk. In some cases, electronic devices that stimulate the leg nerves during walking may be appropriate.
  • Surgery may be recommended to try to repair or decompress a damaged nerve. In cases where foot drop is permanent, surgery to fuse the foot and ankle joint or to transfer tendons from stronger muscles may help improve gait and stability

Foot drop, sometimes called" drop foot" is the inability to lift the front part of the foot. This causes the toes to drag along the ground while walking.To avoid dragging the toes, people with foot drop may lift their kneehigher than normal. Or they may swing their leg in a wide arc.Foot drop can happen to one foot or both feet at the same time. It can strike at any age.In general, foot drop stems fromweakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot. It can have many different causes. Treatments for foot drop vary according to the cause. Most common causes and treatments for foot drop.
 

If 50 tablets of potassium chloride is taken up by someone will he die? What should we do?

Dr. Jatin Soni 97% (39640 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
If 50 tablets of potassium chloride is taken up by someone will he die? What should we do?
The person will die and if the colleagues know about the patients intake than it's better to admit him for further management.
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Is it possible in case of lactating mother that she is producing milk but doesn't get single drop on pump? If yes what's the reason behind that?

Dr. Shripad Kulkarni 93% (939 ratings)
M.D.( Pediatrics), DCH
Pediatrician,
We consider breast secretion as adequate, when exclusively breastfed baby passes clear urine six seven times in twenty four hours, is growing well (putting on weight) and is active, playful.
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I am of age 30 and having 2 children 9 yr's and 5rs old. Getting liquid drop from breast when squeezing my nipples with fear and the color of drop is light milky. I am very healthy.

Dr. Potnuru Srinivaasa Sudhakar 91% (2092 ratings)
M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Nipple discharge refers to any fluid that seeps out of the nipple of the breast. ... One or both breasts may produce a nipple discharge, either spontaneously or when you squeeze your nipples or breasts. A nipple discharge may look milky, or it may be clear, yellow, green, brown or bloody.Reasons for lactating when not recently pregnant can range from hormone imbalances to medication side effects to other health conditions. The most common cause of breast milk production is an elevation of a hormone produced in the brain called prolactin. ... medications. underlying medical issues.Women who aren't pregnant but who wish to lactate can take a daily regimen of hormones to mimic these processes that occur during pregnancy. Typically, hormone therapy is discontinued shortly before breast-feeding begins. At that point, the baby's suckling is thought to stimulate and maintain milk production.
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Sir please tell a drop name that cause I can instant sleep please tell instant sleep drop name.

Dr. Jagtap T N 88% (906 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
Sir please tell a drop name that cause I can instant sleep please tell instant sleep drop name.
Simple ways for a restful sleep 1.Cut down on caffeine: Caffeine drinkers may find it harder to fall asleep. Even a single cup of coffee in the morning may lead to a sleepless night. Caffeine blocks the effects of adenosine, a neurotransmitter thought to promote sleep. Caffeine can also interrupt sleep by increasing the need to urinate during the night. Because caffeine withdrawal can cause headaches, irritability, and extreme fatigue, it may be easier to cut back gradually rather than to go cold turkey. Those who can’t or don’t want to give up caffeine should avoid it after 2 p.m. Or noon if they are especially caffeine–sensitive. 2.Stop smoking or chewing tobacco: Nicotine is a central nervous system stimulant that can cause insomnia. If you continue to use tobacco, avoid smoking or chewing it for at least one to two hours before bedtime. 3.Limit alcohol intake: Alcohol depresses the nervous system, so a nightcap may seem to help some people fall asleep. Alcohol suppresses REM sleep, and the soporific effects disappear after a few hours. Alcohol also worsens snoring and other sleep breathing problems. 4. Worry and stress causes sleeplessness. Find out what hurts you and resolve the issue. There is no remedy as instant drops.
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When I'm Piddle then after piddle my sperm is flow in drop to drop how it prevent.

Dr. Sucharitra Picasso 91% (12303 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
When I'm Piddle then after piddle my sperm is flow in drop to drop how it prevent.
Hi, The meaning of Spermatorrhea is the flow of semen with urine. In such cases, semen passes either while passing urine or while passing stool when straining due to constipation. In few cases, the semen passes even before urination or also mixed with urine. Management: Regular exercising keeps you fit and healthy, so don't forget to do it. Practice pranayam regularly for half an hour preferably in a garden early in the morning. Not to do these exercises within 4 hours after meals. One can have meals not within 15 minutes after finishing these exercises. These exercises are good for gaining and maintaining good health. Also, practice Pelvic floor exercise or Kegel exercise, consists of repeatedly contracting and relaxing the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor. It makes the muscles of pelvis toned and strengthened! In order to locate your pelvic muscles try to stop and begin the flow of urine as using the bathroom. You can perform Kegel exercises with the empty bladder as exercising pelvic muscle with the full bladder might result in urinary tract infections. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine – Selenium 30/ 3 times a day for 1month. Revert.
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you have to take rest fr a day and if d prblm continue you have to take an eye drop for your eye.

Dr. Hetal Jariwala 93% (2743 ratings)
MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
you have to take rest fr a day and if d prblm continue you have to take an eye drop for your eye.
You put rose water in eyes and close eyes for few mins...do it 2-3 times in a day...it will be healed... Still for any more queries...feel free to ask me...
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I am suffering my eye flu. Can you tell me a good Medicine or eye drop that can help me?

Dr. G.R. Agrawal 95% (21960 ratings)
DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am suffering my eye flu. Can you tell me a good Medicine or eye drop that can help me?
Dear lybra e user. * take, homoeo medicine* @ euphrasia 200-6 pills, twice a day. @ belladonna 30-6 pills, thrice a day *avoid dust, smoke, junk food, exposure to sun, cold intake. All d best,
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Plz. The eye drop is best thats use is anytime for every day Eye is very care full.

Dr. Ramneek Gupta 94% (19310 ratings)
DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Plz. The eye drop is best thats use is anytime for every day
Eye is very care full.
Homoeopathic eyedrops------------------- mamira eyedrops (hapdco or haslab) pour 2 drops 2 times daily into both eyes---------------
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He is addictive of cigarette and he was trying to drop but he can't tell if there is any solution.

Dr. Sucharitra Picasso 91% (12303 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi. Give homoeopathic medicine which will help him to get rid of him habit of smoking and it’s side-effects. Schwabe's Daphne Indica/ thrice daily for 3 months. After a month, report back to me.
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