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A 67-year-old male asked about a male:

My friend is 82 years old has a severe limp for 2 years he can't walk more than a few feet uses a walker is clostraphbic does not like mri tunnel?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Need more info: It's surprising that your friend waited 2 years to get any imaging studies. Without imaging studies his orthopedic surgeon can surely make an educated guess about what is wrong without an mri. Something lasting 2 years ; he has some ambulation albeit with a walker his problem is most likely;y an arthritic problem that may be helped with medication and/or physiotherapy.

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Last updated Apr 28, 2014

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