If you have foot drop, you may find it hard to clear the affected foot from the ground. This means you are more at risk of falls and injury.
Generally, making small changes in your home, such as using non-slip rugs and mats and removing clutter, can make a big difference in helping to prevent falls. Read more about preventing falls.
There are also measures you can take to stabilise the foot and improve your walking ability. These include:
having physiotherapy to strengthen the foot and lower leg muscles
wearing an ankle-foot orthosis (lower leg brace) and shoe insert
using an electrical stimulation device – although this is only suitable for use if the nerves controlling muscle movement are not affected
Some of these are discussed in more detail below