Avoiding Crippling Cases Of Drop Foot With Early Diagnosis

“Inspector,” I said, peering down at the drooping appendage, “who did this?”

The professorial detective looked up at me, shaking his head in utter disgust. Slowly turning away from the gory sight of the dangling drop foot, he cleared his throat with a loud, guttural noise. “You ask the wrong question, sir,” he snapped. “’Who’ is less important than ‘What’ in this case. Ignorance is to blame. Ignorance and its insidious cousin, Super Ego.”

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Avoiding Crippling Cases Of Drop Foot With Early Diagnosis

“Inspector,” I said, peering down at the drooping appendage, “who did this?”

The professorial detective looked up at me, shaking his head in utter disgust. Slowly turning away from the gory sight of the dangling drop foot, he cleared his throat with a loud, guttural noise. “You ask the wrong question, sir,” he snapped. “’Who’ is less important than ‘What’ in this case. Ignorance is to blame. Ignorance and its insidious cousin, Super Ego.”

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Current Concepts In Diagnosing And Treating Drop Foot

current concepts in diagnosing and treating drop foot Current Concepts In Diagnosing And Treating Drop Foot

Drop foot can have a complex etiology and the effects of the condition can affect quality of life for patients. These authors provide insights on the workup and diagnosis of drop foot, and discuss treatments ranging from medical therapies and surgery to AFOs and functional electrical stimulation.

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