Unilateral peroneal paralysis after squat exercise
Analan, Pinar Doruk
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Peroneal nerve entrapment neuropathy is the most common entrapment neuropathy in the lower extremity. Peroneal nerve may be damaged while passing over the upper neck of fibula or the tunnel shaped space on the origin of peroneus longus muscles. As a result of this neuropathy, walking difficulties and drop-foot secondary to muscle weakness may develop in patients. In this article; clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning of a patient diagnosed drop-foot after squatting exercise were discussed.