Fact Sheet: Footdrop

  • Factors that contribute to the development of foot drop:
    • Prolonged bed rest
    • Lack of exercise
    • Incorrect positioning in bed
    • Weight of bedding pushing toes into plantar flexion
  • Importance of addressing these factors:
    • Prevent or treat foot drop
    • Maintain mobility and function

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