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  1. MS Symptoms & Signs of MS | National Multiple Sclerosis ... 5 Tips for Managing Foot Drop – Momentum article American Academy of Audiology - Provides an online search tool to locate audiologists. Audiologists are the primary health-care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss and balance disorders in adults and children.
  2. Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) | National ... Most AFO’s hold the ankle and foot in a fixed position, but some devices have a hinge that allows movement of the ankle. Two devices — the WalkAide® and L300 Go™ — can help alleviate foot drop. They work by sending low-level electrical impulses to the peroneal (sometimes called fibular) nerve, which signals leg muscles to lift the foot.
  3. Glossary | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Foot drop. A condition of weakness in the muscles of the foot and ankle, caused by poor nerve conduction, which interferes with a person’s ability to flex the ankle and walk with a normal heel-toe pattern. The toes touch the ground before the heel, causing the person to trip or lose balance. Frontal lobes. The largest lobes of the brain.
  4. NEW HAVEN MAN TAKES FIGHT AGAINST MS TO NEW HEIGHTS ... Because of the foot drop, Barbara is unable to move her leg from the gas pedal to the brake. Brien took up rock climbing shortly after Prime Climb opened in 1993. It was then the first indoor rock climbing gym in Connecticut. Three years ago, Brien left his job with Hewlett-Packard and bought the gym.
  5. Scholarship To Send West Hartford Woman On Vacation ... In the last decade, Roy has continued to struggle with symptoms of her MS, including loss of balance, troubles with speech, and foot drop. She says that these symptoms are primarily on her left side, and has resulted in the need to see physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists six days a week in addition to a monthly ...
  6. MS Symptoms & Signs of MS | National Multiple Sclerosis ... Weakness in MS, which results from deconditioning of unused muscles or damage to nerves that stimulate muscles, can be managed with rehabilitation strategies and the use of mobility aids and other assistive devices.
  7. MS Symptoms & Signs of MS | National Multiple Sclerosis ... Dizziness is a common symptom of MS. People with MS may feel off balance or lightheaded. Much less often, they have the sensation that they or their surroundings are spinning — a condition known as vertigo.
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