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Quick introduction, I found this website after trying to find out more information on foot drop.

I have foot drop and wear an ankle foot orthosis. The foot drop was caused by a lower back injury. My surgeon says that the foot drop is permanent. I have been wearing the orthosis for 16 months.

anyway thats me


  • mjd210mmjd210 Posts: 92
    edited 02/03/2014 - 5:38 AM
    Have you gone for a second opinion. I was always told to get a second opinion when it comes to your back, even a third or fourth.
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  • Hi mjd210

    I ain't too sure if I reply to your question via quick reply or send a pm.

    The surgeon who operated on my back said that it was permanent after I visited him for a post operation check up.
    At a later check up I saw one of the surgeons colleagues who is also a specialist said the same too.

    I suppose another opinion would probably be a good thing, but I feel that I trust in what the surgeon and his colleague have said.

    Plus I live in the UK and have limited options with the NHS.

    Anyway thanks for asking. Do you have any advice for foot drop?
  • DonteBethanyDDonteBethany Posts: 2
    edited 12/01/2014 - 2:54 AM
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