Physical Therapy for Drop Foot?

I have paroneal nerve damage caused by a cyst in my spine pressing against the spinal cord. I will have surgery to remove the cyst, however neurologists are not optimistic that the nerve damage will repair itself. The symptoms are some tingling and numbness in my right foot and lower leg. But the major symptom is "drop foot" in that I cannot keep the foot from slapping the ground when walking.

Any ideas for physical therapy or exercise therapy to at least keep the problem from getting worse?

Thanks in advance. Tom

Posted By Tom K. on October 10, 2007 at 22:09:20:

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