Foot drop can make walking and other everyday activities very difficult, compromising your independence and your way of life. But with the right treatment, you can get your mobility back and potentially regain voluntary control over the affected foot or feet. The question is, which would be the best treatment for you: FES (functional electrical stimulation) or an AFO (ankle-foot orthosis)? (more…)
Foot drop tends to be a symptom of another condition rather than a disease in its own right. It most commonly occurs as a result of nerve damage either in the central nervous system, which is the brain and spinal cord, or in the peripheral nervous system which are the nerves from the spinal cord to the muscles. The root cause therefore needs to be investigated and a treatment for foot drop administered to help you regain control and mobility. The question is, what is the best treatment for foot drop? This post investigates the applications and benefits of the two most common treatments to help you make the right decision. (more…)
Despite the cold weather, we are going ahead with our open day at our Leeds clinic on Thursday, 17th January, from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
The day will showcase the following three new offers from Technology in Motion:
Custom-Made Footwear, made to a scan of your foot. We’ve teamed up with one of the most innovative and forward-looking companies in the world to offer the very best in custom footwear manufacture at a very reasonable price. (more…)