Parkinson's Symptoms/Foot Drop

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Foot Drop or (Drop Foot)

Locomotion defect whereby the heel of a foot is raised from the ground while walking


The following references are relevant:-


Belfiore and Campanella (1994) A clinical sign of Parkinson's disease: the absence of lateral foot drop [1]


Rogers et al (2011) Perturbations of ground support alter posture and locomotion coupling during step initiation in Parkinson's disease [2]

The following references are relevant:-

Further Research

References


  1. Belfiore, G. and Campanella, G. (1994) AbstractActa Neurol. (Napoli). 16 (5-6) 291 – 92 A clinical sign of Parkinson's disease: the absence of lateral foot drop http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7709801
  2. Rogers, M.W.; Hilliard, M.J.; Martinez, K.; Zhang, Y.;Simuni, T. and Mille, M.L. (2011) AbstractExp. Brain Res. 208 (4) 557 – 567 Perturbations of ground support alter posture and locomotion coupling during step initiation in Parkinson's disease. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21153725a