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Foot Drop User Group
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Foot Drop is a support group. The goal of group is to share information, and connect with others dealing with foot drop. Foot Drop can be caused by stroke, back or spine injury and tumor.

Founded by FMDAdvocate on February 15, 2011
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By Hotcorner
When I was 7 years old in 1979 I developed a drop foot out of nowhere. After 2 years of visiting 14 doctors, I had 7...
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By Contralto
I have had foot drop since March, 2014. I have severe drop foot in both feet. I originally was sent to a back speci...
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By Mggtrent
My daughter was injured in October and has to have a heel cord lengthening in April. Her Dr. says she will receive a ...
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jeffbokApr 05, 2013
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By ClairabellaX Blank
Hello, I'm Claire a 25 year old enjoys going to the gym 5-6 times a week. I haven't had any injuries/surgery to caus...
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By BarbaraJahn Blank
I have foot drop on my left foot and my right leg is shorter on the right side due to a broken hip. I don't feel qui...
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By Chelle45 Blank
Have any of the ladies in this group found any form of high heels(or low heels) that work with a brace? I have been w...
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JessG16Sep 24, 2014
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By ShanesMother Blank
I have had foot drop for over a year. I have a basic plastic off the shelf AFO and another one that has big screw joi...
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By JessG16 Blank
Hello all! So glad I found this group. I developed foot drop about 5 years ago after a motorcycle accident where I ...
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By poppyhead Blank
Hi everyone. I have had drop foot for four years after three discs slipped and squashed the nerve. I currently wear a...
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rodansdogJul 17, 2014
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By Isabelle1789 Blank
I recently developed really severe drop foot. I cannot lift it at ALL. Total paralysis. I started taking vitamin b...
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By rodansdog Blank
I suffer from drop foot and as a consequence have been fitted with a couple of brace type things. Looking at them log...
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retep99Jun 16, 2014
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By retep99 Blank
Hi all, I have now (thankfully!!!) fully recovered from my FD which was caused by a Neuropraxial crush injury to my p...
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Turbomed_OrthoMay 23, 2014
FMDAdvocateJul 11, 2012
GetBackUpJan 27, 2012
modernbirdNov 22, 2011
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By leftdrop Blank
It is good to know that there is a current support group for foot drop. I was stopped in traffic in 2009 and rear en...
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22Hope221May 08, 2014
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By mbooo Blank
Hi: I l was walking home one day about 4 months Jan when my left ago when out of the blue my left foot slid inward. ...
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By Linda91 Blank
What Research is currently being carried out on foot drop? This includes research on possible therapies, braces etc.
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Linda91Apr 10, 2014
shasha151Dec 28, 2013
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By Linda91 Blank
Hi everyone! I am currently designing a brace for foot drop. I began this project last year when I was astounded b...
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snickerflipperApr 06, 2014
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By footdropstudy Blank
I am a Doctor of Internal Medicine. I have developed a simple technique to improve foot drop. I wish it worked on sev...
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By csbrandy Blank
I have had foot drop for 2 years now after surgery. Has anyone had experience with symptoms reversing after a 2 year ...
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Linda91Dec 16, 2013
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By rene104 Blank
Hi I have foot drop from a compressed sciatic nerve due to a bleed in my leg from being on a blood thinner. I had a ...
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By Count_Duckula Blank
Hello! This is my first post, so here goes... I suffered a pelvic crush injury at the end of 2008 which in turn led ...
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