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323 Possible Causes for Foot Drop, Numbness of the Hand, Toe Pain

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Peripheral Neuropathy symptoms usually start with numbness, prickling or tingling in the toes or fingers.[] Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is a debilitating side effect of chemotherapy, which manifests as paresthesias, dysesthesias, and numbness in the hands and feet[] CASE REPORT: A 47-yr-old female hyperbaric technician developed foot drop 2 d following her last hyperbaric exposure.[]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Valengilda/iStock Boozing Can Cause Gout Gout is a type of arthritis that affects the big toe, causing excruciating pain, redness and swelling.[] The common signs and symptoms of alcohol neuropathy include: A sense of weakness in arms, legs, hands, and feet. Numbness in hands or feet.[] Foot braces may also be helpful if you have problems with foot drop. If you have weakness in your arms, a wrist splint may be helpful.[]

  • Neuropathy

    These are easy and pain-free tests.[] Alcohol abuse Excessive drinking of alcohol can affect the nervous system, causing numbness of the hands and feet.[] Postoperative range of motion exercises and physical therapy allowed resolving foot drop 1 year after surgery. Copyright 2017 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.[]

  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    […] out into the toes - Pain aggravated by activity and tight fitting shoes bc ur squeezing it -Pain radiates into toes and may radiate transversely across metatarsal heads -[] hands.[] My insistence that this was causing a significant problem and that I also had incomplete foot drop was met with deep scepticism.[]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    Numbness and/or pain can radiate along the outside of the calf, down to the sole or outside of the foot and the toes.[] Check if it's a slipped disc A slipped disc (also called a prolapsed or herniated disc) can cause: lower back pain numbness or tingling in your shoulders, back, arms, hands[] Foot drop is defined as inability to dorsiflex the foot at the ankle joint.[]

  • Diabetic Mononeuropathy

    Distribution: Common areas effected Wrist Drop ( Radial Nerve ) Loss of finger flexion and grip ( Median Nerve ) Foot drop (deep peroneal nerve, L4-L5) Recurrent laryngeal[] Symptoms include: numbness, or loss of sensation progressing over time from the toes up; pain or burning in the feet; tingling; aching or shooting pains in the feet and legs[] Symptoms may include Numbness in your hands, legs, or feet Shooting pains, burning, or tingling Nausea, vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea Problems with sexual function Urinary[]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    […] when walking Difficulty lifting up foot or toes Difficulty picking up or holding objects, or manipulating them in your hand.[] A painter with wrist drop (8). Not only wrists are affected from lead exposure. The ankles may also weaken, causing foot drop.[] An ankle-foot orthosis may be effective in improving ambulation in a patient with foot drop.[]

  • Ganglion Cyst

    A hardened raised bump of skin on your toe, foot, or heel. Tenderness, redness, soreness, and pain under the skin. Flaky, dry, or waxy skin.[] Surgery is mostly chosen when the mass is painful, restricting movement, or causes tingling numbness of the hand.[] Foot drop is highly troubling, and health care providers need to broaden their search for the imperative and overlapping causes especially in patients with painless drop foot[]

  • Bunion

    Orthotics An ankle foot orthosis (AFO) brace is a type of orthotic. Here it is being used to support the foot due to foot drop, caused by multiple sclerosis.[] What causes bunions and big toe pain?[] In our hands, patients will rarely take more than one or two pain pills after surgery. Fitting the patient with a stability boot to immobilize the foot.[]

  • Ischemic Peripheral Neuropathy

    Therapy may also include pain relievers, calcium channel blockers, quitting smoking, and avoiding cold temperatures and emotional upset.[] Soon after the procedure, he developed numbness in his left hand and was unable to move the fingers of his left hand. His left radial pulse was well palpable.[] Mononeuritis multiplex occurs in 10 to 15% of VPN and presents as hand or foot drop.[]

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