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Common peroneal nerve dysfunction : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Decreased sensation, numbness or tingling in the top of the foot or the outer part of the upper or lower leg Weakness of the ankles or feet Walking abnormalities “Slapping” gait (walking pattern in which each step … Read more

Common peroneal nerve dysfunction : Treatment

Treatment Treatment is aimed at maximizing mobility and independence. Any illness or other source of inflammation that is causing the neuropathy should be treated. If there is no history of trauma to the area, the condition developed suddenly with minimal … Read more

Common peroneal nerve dysfunction : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Common peroneal nerve dysfunction : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Neuropathy – common peroneal nerve, Peroneal nerve injury, Peroneal nerve palsy Definition Common peroneal nerve dysfunction is damage to the peroneal nerve leading to loss of movement or sensation in the foot and leg. Overview, Causes, & … Read more