I just discovered your website. Thank you for offering an email to ask questions.
I am a 49 yr old female, diagnosed with MS exactly 1 year ago. My main problem is spasticity in my legs. Calves are the worst, very tight. I tend to turn my left leg-foot outward slightly when I walk. I don't believe I have foot drop. Looking at my shoe pattern, I can't tell. Perhaps I could send a photo for you to view.
I found a website for a shoe designed for weak spastic legs and I was curious if you were familiar with it. The website is outdated and options appear limited. So I'm a little cautious but if their claims are valid, it might be my answer.
When I discussed footwear or brace options with my neurologist 6 months ago, she said she was more concerned about controlling the spasticity and if that was possible the feet wouldn't be so affected. I consistently have high tone, hyper-reflexia and ankle clonus 4-5 beats.
I am trying different prescription strengths of baclofen but it's not very successful. So...I am due for a new pair of shoes and my legs, calves, and feet hurt enough that I decided to research my options. I welcome your thoughts and advice.
Thanks again for your time.
Here is a post from a fellow sufferer of MS--I like his style.
I also like the approach in the next link where closer to the ground is better.