This condition occurs when the peroneal nerve in the leg is injured or damaged due to trauma, or prolonged immobility. Symptoms can include numbness in the foot or outer part of the legs, weakness of the ankles or feet, or foot drop, which is the inability to lift the ankle or turn the foot. Treatment of this condition may include steriod injections or Peroneal Nerve Decompression if surgery is required.

"I had so much back and leg pain that I was unable to go to work. After seeing a physician in the Alexandria Neurosurgical Clinic I made the decision to undergo surgery and have made a full recovery. The pain and numbness is gone and I have returned to work without any restrictions. Thank you for giving me back control of my life."

- Greg K., Alexandria, LA