These patients were initially brought to the hospital by their parents who noticed their typical 'drop-foot
Gunn and Molesworth (1957) reported fifty six cases of drop-foot, in which the tibialis posterior tendon was inserted into the tarsus after being brought forward the interosseous membrane of the leg.
Two-tailed transfer of tibialis posterior for correction of drop-foot in leprosy.
New Tendon Transfer for Correction of Drop-foot
in Common Peroneal Nerve Palsy.
Applying functional-electrical stimulation (FES) is an active approach to the drop-foot gait treatment .
Moreover, plantar flexor muscles are not frequently affected; that is why most of the ankle foot orthotic devices are designed for drop-foot prevention .
Three dimensional inertial sensing of foot movements for automatic tuning of a two-channel implantable drop-foot stimulator.
Long-term followup of patients using the ActiGait implanted drop-foot stimulator.
Imagine hospital gowns with sensors to monitor patient needs or an embedded sensor in prosthesis to compensate for drop-foot
Posterior tibial tendon transfer for drop-foot
. 20 cases followed for 1 -5 years.
The results of these studies indicated that the dorsiflexion assistive moment at initial contact was comparatively larger than that during swing phase to prevent drop-foot
in patients with hemiplegia; recommendations for AFO design were therefore proposed .
My right leg was in a 45 degree position and my left leg was in a 70 degree position with both ankles in a drop-footed
position, with no muscle control and hips locked in place.