Peroneal Nerve Injury

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What is Peroneal Nerve Injury?

The peroneal nerve is found on the outside part of the lower knee. This nerve is responsible for transmitting impulses to and from the leg, foot, and toes. When damaged, the muscles may become weak. A condition called foot drop can occur. Foot drop is the inability to raise the foot upwards.


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What It Is
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Peroneal Nerve Injury Causes
Causes
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Peroneal Nerve Injury Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Peroneal Nerve Injury Diagnosis
Diagnosis
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Peroneal Nerve Injury Symptoms
Symptoms
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Peroneal Nerve Injury Complications
Complications
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Screening for Peroneal Nerve Injury
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Prevention
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Peroneal Nerve Injury Care
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