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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many possibilities: If it is not getting better, see your doctor. Walking is a complex process, and many different medical problems can affect it. I suggest you go in for ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise if disabled: You may be able to do some stretching exercises to maintain flexibility or use free weights or resistance bands to build your upper body strength. bui ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Adapted Exercises: Please ask your doctor for a referral to a physical therapist who can create a plan that works safely and best for you. It may include a variety of b ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Back pain: Hard to tell what causes this and you must have someone tack you to the nearest Emergency facility. Please let me know how things go. M. Kleerekoper
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
PROBABLY SCIATICA: Irritation to the sciatic nerve, for various reasons. See a neurosurgeon, spine orthopedist, or chiropractor.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
One's Dr. can examin: The more common causes of lower back pain include: back muscle strain, back ligament sprain, fractured vertebra (spondylolysis), slipped vertebra (sp ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
35 years experience Internal Medicine
See MD: This is not normal for someone of your age; you need to be assessed by a doctor soon.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Spine Center: Ron..would strongly suggest that you be evaluated and treated CONSERVATIVELY by a Spine Center if there is one within any reasonable distance form whe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many possibilities: Arthritis in major leg joints (hip, knee, ankle, foot) can limit walking. Stenosis (narrowing of nerve channels in low back) can cause leg pain, weakn ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Broad term: Difficulty walking is a broad term that encompasses multiple medical conditions. One type of difficulty walking is called claudication. In claudicat ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: What it would really ce down to is the specific cause for why the person has difficulty walking. Some causes have a very simple fix, but others do no ... Read More

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