Causes, symptoms, treatment methods and recovery in the paresis of the foot

Paresis of the foot constitutes a violation of the foot in which there is a lack of joint mobility caused by various soft tissue changes. Paresis of the foot has a second name – the horse's foot, as the appearance of the feet with this disease resembles the foot of a horse.

Paresis of the foot man

Causes of paresis of the foot

Often, the causes are related to the presence of leg injuries, diseases affecting the nervous system and which led to serious consequences in the lower extremities.

The Most common causes of paresis are:

  • inactivity for a long period, for example, after a stroke or severe trauma to the feet;
  • damage to the leg muscles;
  • fractures of the ankle joint;
  • inflammation in the lower leg area;
  • moved the polio patient, after which the person often receives a disability;
  • the presence of congenital cerebral palsy;
  • the presence of a tumor in the foot, which hindered his mobility;
  • disease of the spine;
  • disease of the knee joints;
  • the presence of migraine or multiple sclerosis;
  • encephalitis.

the Structure of the foot paresis

In some cases paresis of the foot can occur due to errors by nurses during the injection in the gluteal muscle, after that a sciatic nerve damaged by the needle from the syringe. With this nerve may defeat numbness in the feet.

The disease is Rarely caused by improper wearing of bandages of plaster.

Symptoms and diagnosis

Symptoms, most often, a specialist will diagnose immediately on appearance of the foot: it paresis is able to bow in over than 90%. People with this disease goes not the whole foot, but only on the tips of his fingers.

To determine if the paresis of the foot disease of the joints or another reason, you need to undergo x-rays and MRI. Images thanks to the specialist detects the presence of injuries.

One of the known methods of diagnosis of paresis of the foot is electromyography. The gist of it is that the doctor determines the activity of muscles and, due to the information received, assigns the appropriate treatment.

When the event started, a patient's guide to opening the joint cavity. This process is called arthroscopy. With its help, the surgeon may mark the operation of essential organs, tissues, etc.

General medicine

How to treat paresis of the foot medications? This question every patient will ask the specialist after we heard the diagnosis. It is recommended to take the drug "Neuromedin", the dosage appointed by the doctor only. The course of treatment with this remedy is basically 30 days, then should take a break and repeat the course. The specialist also writes "the Nucle – joint Forte". This drug can be substituted with "Celtica".

Also, the doctor appoints reception of "Berlithion," which should be taken in the morning on an empty stomach. The course of treatment can last up to 3 months.

the Treatment of paresis by Berlithion

How to cure paresis of the foot with the help of folk remedies? A popular remedy for the treatment of paresis is clay. For the preparation of medicinal mixtures you must take the cleansed clay, grind it to a powder consistency, then 1 tablespoon of clay mix with 200 ml of water at room temperature. To use the resulting mixture should be in the morning on an empty stomach 20 minutes before meals. The treatment with clay is 2 weeks. Then it is recommended to do a 10-day break, after time you can repeat the course. Preferably, in addition to clay, to drink various herbal infusions. The dose used clay you need to consider depending on individual circumstances. Start with half teaspoon, reaching 2 teaspoons a day.

Effective is the infusion of marjoram garden. To prepare it, take 1 tablespoon of herbs, pour in a container of 500 ml of boiling water, to insist 30 minutes. Then divide the drink into 4 times and drink 150 ml before meals.

It also helps a great treatment using chamomile. To prepare the broth should take 15 g of flowers, pour 250 ml of water, put on low fire for 15 minutes, then infuse for 10 minutes, then strain and take 3 times a day.

Well-proven rose hips. You should take 3 tbsp. l. roots or fruits of plants, pour 250 ml of water, then put on low heat for no more than 5 minutes. After a time, drain the broth and use for making a hot bath.

Effective means against paresis of the foot is thyme. You need to take 1 tbsp the plants and pour a glass of boiling water. Leave on for 1 hour, then strain. You can drink both before and after meals.

the Treatment of paresis thyme

For the treatment of paresis of the foot it is recommended to use the juices of fresh vegetables, for example, carrot juice in combination with spinach or beetroot red. Effective is the ingestion of birch SAP. It is advisable to drink at least 3 times a day for 150 ml It has a positiveeffects on the nervous system of the patient, improves the digestive system and the metabolism, rids the body of toxins, eliminates inflammatory processes.

Useful in paresis of the foot to consume goat milk with pine nuts. To make the drink you need to take 200 grams of kernels, crush them to a fine powder, pour into a glass and pour milk. Then put on weak fire and boil up to 3 foams. Then remove the mixture from heat and add 1 tsp of honey. The drink should be cool and put 2 tbsp of wheat grain. This tea should be taken no more than a day.

It is Recommended paresis of the foot to drink a decoction of mint leaves in combination with chamomile and elderflower. For its preparation you need to take each component in equal proportions, pour boiling water and infuse for 2 hours. You can add 1 tsp of honey to taste. To drink broth it is necessary on 200 ml 3 times a day before meals.

It is Useful to take baths with the addition of marjoram or decoction roots of wild rose.

Chamomile and mint from paresis


Specialist, a person with such a diagnosis, prescribes a course of physical therapy, which he performs certain exercises to restore the reflexes of balance and coordination.

If you want the restoration of dorsiflexion, the patient should perform the following complex:

  1. Must be near the handrail and pull one leg forward, for example, the right to continue to stand on the left leg, right hand holding the handrail.
  2. the Patient should use the exercise bike.
  3. the Person needs to kneel down, then bend back, while trying to keep his balance, and buttocks should not touch the heels.
  4. Walk in shoes without heels: in this case, the front part of the foot is significantly higher than the rear.
  5. alternate walking on toes and heels.
  6. Jumping on one then on the other foot.
  7. Walking in the fresh air. Every day you should increase the distance.
  8. Lying on your back you have to pull the foot from themselves first, then to himself.

It is Useful for the patient to go skiing. They hang small weights. The patient should walk, raising the legs together with skis.

Further reading:

Dashuk, I. A. The Use of complexes of therapeutic physical training / I. A. Dashuk.

Kogan O. G. Medical rehabilitation in neurology and neurosurgery./ O. G. Kogan, V. L. Naidin. – M.