Foot drop or drop is a very
common term that is generally used for elaborating the debilitating condition.
This is a situation where the person cannot lift their forefoot from their
ground. This is not a disease; however, it signifies some anatomical, muscular
and neurological disorders.
In general, when a normal
person swings their legs in the forward direction, they pull their legs up to
get the ground clearance. However, people suffering from foot drop will mostly
find their foot drooping downwards, and they will be unable to obtain ground
clearance. This is the reason why they trip or stumble over.
Thus, patients who have foot
drops should be very conscious to decrease the chances of falling and
stumbling. How to treat:
The treatment for this condition
requires a lot of analysis about the cause. With proper diagnosis made by
qualified doctors for identifying the underlying issues, it can be adequately
treated. However, in some severe cases, the foot drop cannot be treated and is
With some of the most
qualified doctors, we strive to find out the reason behind it to offer
appropriate treatment. However, a lot of cooperation is needed from the
patients. They need to try lifting the foot to decrease the chances of falling
and stumbling. In case the patient is experiencing numbness, they are at risk
of ulceration, abrasions and wounds.
With most of our patients
coming to us, we have witnessed that most of them have some neurological
conditions or have had strokes in their lifetime. It can be treated with proper
diagnosis, and we ensure you will not experience any further tripping or
To learn more about this condition and our capabilities to assist, speak to our practice at
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