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Drop Foot

 

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Patient Information PapersFinetech Medical has put together two very helpful patient information papers. These documents highlight the key points about the systems, how it works, the benefits and a frequently asked questions section.
 

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The foot drop definition, also known as drop foot, is when a person has much difficulty trying to lift the front area of the foot.

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Life after a stroke may be very different from what it was before a stroke. It is however, your life to deal with. The feelings of discomfort or hesitancy in re-socialising with with friends and family is vital to you leading a full life.

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Drop foot after a stroke is quite common. Foot drop, dropped foot or drop foot are all common labels for the same malady that is a weakness of the muscles in the front of the leg, which is caused by damage to the long nerves or peroneal nerve which is in the front of the leg.

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Drop foot braces are often used to treat a person with drop foot, a condition in which a person in unable to raise his/her foot at the ankle joint.  Since this makes walking difficult, bracing is used to provide the patient with a more normal, as well as comfortable, gait.

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A stroke, sometimes referred to as a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA), can occur for one of two reasons: a burst blood vessel, or a blockage in the vein. In either case, identifying stroke symptoms and seeking immediate medical assistance is the key to survival.

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Foot drop happens when you have nerve problems, or cannot move the ankles and toes in an upward motion. People that have drop foot symptoms must raise their leg higher when they walk to keep their foot from dragging along the ground.

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Thousands of Britons limp as a result of a dropped foot caused by conditions such as stroke or head injuries. Brandon Chambers, 38, a painter from Bristol, has benefited from a new implant.

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Finetech Medical's STIMuSTEP® system, an implanted dropped foot system, was featured in an ITV News broadcast.

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