foot drop

  1. L

    Foot drop

    Hello to all you warriors fight this horrific diasese. My story sarted 1 year ago still up one day and my right leg was numb from the knee down went er had mri some stenosis and buldging disk l5 . next day neurologist appt foot drop not coming from my back now im nervous. 2 days later emg and...
  2. S

    Husband diagnosed 2/18

    My husband was formally diagnosed with ALS in February of 2018, although he has had foot drop for over two years. We have been told his progression is slow and did get a second opinion at a highly regarded ALS center. I think we were both afraid to ask many questions about his progression but...
  3. wmilo

    New to the Forum

    Hi, Folks. My name is Bill; I'm a new PALS, diagnosed in October, 2017, and also new to the forum. As I looked at some of the threads, I was impressed by the courage and compassion of the members here and wanted to introduce myself to the group. My experience started with foot drop in the...
  4. A

    Hello and need advice

    Just wanted to say Hello, I was diagnosed with ALS in December 2017. My symptoms started with right leg foot drop in October 2016. I use an AFO and walk with a cane. My left leg is showing signs of weakness and will be getting an AFO for my left leg as well, I think. Is it difficult to walk...
  5. M

    Newly diagnosed, need advice

    My husband was diagnosed with ALS Jan 2018, onset symptoms started Feb 2017. He first had cramping in right calf muscle then foot drop. His right leg started wasting away shortly after and he lost 40-50lbs within months. He began to have trouble breathing in Aug 2017 just 7 months after onset...
  6. J

    Entering 4th year of ALS - my status, pleace advice

    in a 750000 citizens capital of my country, i found just one guy (early twenties) who has ALS. he was in china, hardly speaking and moving etc so i dont have base to compare with him. there are at least more than 15 people having ALS in my town, but for sure they dont use internet. as i said...
  7. P

    Can I have some opinions?

    Hello Everyone, First of all I apologize to anyone if they have this, I mean no offense. Just wanted to list my symptoms and see if anyone thinks this is cause for concern. I am seeing my doctor on the 18th but I have been very nervous about my symptoms. Background, I am a 23 year old male...
  8. C

    Drop Foot. ALS?

    Hi everyone! Im very new to this and appreciate your time in responding. My mother of 66 has been a very active individual walking for an hour every day. For the past 3 years she has had drop foot which was diagnosed by a Chiropractor but she could still do her normal day to day but with the...
  9. N

    Another symptoms thread

    Hi folks, Another one for you. I'm 34, male, from U.K. I have read the recommended posts before putting this up and just wanted to get thoughts. Like seemingly the majority of those who are diagnosed with ALS, I had an innocuous bout of 'foot drop' in my right foot about 7 weeks ago. I felt...
  10. P

    Terrified I won't see my son grow up

    I am desperate to believe I have anything but ALS. Desperate. But every symptom points to ALS. If anyone knows of someone with these symptoms who did NOT have ALS, it would be much appreciated. I will say I have been to see a neurologist, but have yet to have my MRI. She said it is not a...
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