Foot drop: See Foot-drop.
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Foot drop is the dropping of the forefoot due to weakness, damage to the peroneal nerve or paralysis of the muscles in the anterior portion of the lower leg. It is usually a symptom of a greater problem, not a disease in itself. It is characterized by the inability or difficulty in moving the ankle...
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Foot drop refers to a weakening of the muscles that allow the ankles and toes to flex, thus resulting in dragging the foot while walking. To compensate for this scuffle, individuals will bend the knee to lift the foot higher than usual. Foot drop is not a disease but a symptom of some other medical ...
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Foot-drop: Dropping of the front of the foot due to weakness or paralysis of the anterior muscles of the lower leg. Foot-drop results in what is called a steppage gait in which the advancing foot is lifted high in order that the toes may clear the ground. Foot drop can be due to a number of conditio...
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Paralysis or weakness of the dorsiflexor muscles of the foot, as a consequence of which the foot falls, the toes dragging on the ground in walking; many causes, both central and peripheral. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fut′drop Definitions: 1. Partial or total inability to dorsiflex the foot, as a consequence of which the toes drag on the ground during walking unless a steppage gait is used; most often ultimately due to weakness of the dorsiflexor muscles of the foot (especially the...
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Footdrop: See Foot-drop.
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(foot´drop) a contracture deformity associated with bed rest and immobility, resulting in the inability to place the heel on the ground. dropping of the foot from paralysis of anterior muscles of the lower limb.
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