Muscle atrophy is the degradation of muscles and a loss of strength. It’s usually caused by a lack of physical activity. When a disease or injury makes it difficult for you to move your feet or lower legs, the lack of mobility can result in a loss of muscle tone and volume.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is the most common inherited nerve disorder. The disease causes damage to the coating around the nerve called the myelin sheath.
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy is nerve damage caused by diabetes. Damage to the nerves can affect sensory, motor and autonomic functions.
Foot drop is a general term for difficulty lifting the front part of the foot, which might even drag on the ground while walking.