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Is it possible to have partial foot drop?

Is it possible to have partial foot drop & although your feet can move some of the toes do not which causes stumbling or falling?

  1. Hi , thanks for the question! You can most certainly only have partial areas affected. Many times, that's what happens, it isn't the entire of the foot not responding, but part of it. Many times, if an area is half functioning, that can actually be a bit more dangerous in terms of falling, as you are less likely to properly compensate.

    1. Thanks, Devin before being diagnosed that was one of the first troubling symptoms that I had( whole right foot) and much of the information that I research never ever said that it's not an entire foot drop so thank you for clarifying that for me & Yes, I now keep a cane handy.

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