Does Pinched Nerve Cause Numbness In The Toes?

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Alternative Names

Neuropathy - common peroneal nerve; Peroneal nerve injury; Peroneal nerve palsy

  • Decreased sensation, numbness or tingling in the top of the foot or the outer part of the upper or lower leg
  • Weakness of the ankles or feet
  • Walking abnormalities
  • "Slapping" gait (walking pattern in which each step taken makes a slapping noise)
  • Foot drop (unable to hold foot horizontal)
  • Toes drag while walking

Signs and tests

Examination of the legs may show a loss of muscle control over the legs...

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