Re: Persistant Foot/Ankle Pain

: Does the cast brace help? Have you seen a neurologist as well?

: If casting helps, then possibly an AFO (ankle foot orthosis) such as a Ritchie brace might be helpful long term. Ask you doctor.

The cast allows better support, however, if I put any weight on the outside of my foot the sting occurs and the numbness follows. The numbness subsides when I elevate my foot. The neurologist said my EMG showed delayed response but it was within acceptable range. Thank you for your immediate response.

Posted By Linda Vaughan on October 25, 2003 at 23:24:59:

In Reply to: Re: Persistant Foot/Ankle Pain posted by Vivian Abrams DPM on October 25, 2003 at 21:13:33:

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