Drop Foot – Surface Orthotic Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) for Drop Foot of Central Neurological Origin

Request for a referral for treatment of drop foot using surface orthotic functional electrical stimulation (FES) for drop foot of central neurological origin.

Related keywords
Dropped foot, stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, gait, FES
Who can apply
Referral routes
Exceptional Funding Request Panel

Foot drop is a muscular weakness or paralysis that makes it difficult to lift the front part of your foot and toes.

(also known as or related to – dropped foot, stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, gait and FES)

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Description: This is an Exceptional Funding Request policy. Referral can only be made following authorisation from the CCG’s Exceptional Funding Request Panel. Applications can only be considered by the Panel if there is clear evidence that the patient’s clinical circumstances or condition are exceptional, i.e. there is something about the patient’s condition or circumstances that differentiates them, […]