Also known as Weakness Of Foot and Foot Weakness
Foot or toe weakness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of foot or toe weakness are mononeuritis, peripheral nerve disorder, and injury of the ankle. Other possible causes, such as tendinitis, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with foot or toe weakness, 57% report having foot or toe pain, 43% report having loss of sensation, and 33% report having leg weakness.
Patients with foot or toe weakness often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), examination of foot, application of splint, physical therapy exercises and orthopedic casting .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with foot or toe weakness include baclofen, pregabalin (lyrica), levocabastine ophthalmic, cabergoline, armodafinil (nuvigil), biotin, bisoprolol / hydrochlorothiazide, candesartan (atacand), progesterone, melatonin, timolol, magnesium sulfate and bumetanide .
Groups of people at highest risk for foot or toe weakness include age 75+ years age 60-74 years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get foot or toe weakness.