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A 36-year-old female asked:

Was on bed rest for 2 months cause of being sick. my legs are stiff in am but loosen up as i walk. they get tired easily. how much should i walk a day?

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Dr. Robert Coles
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Increase 10% /week: After bed rest your legs are going to be weak. You need to get them back in shape. If you increase the amount you walk 10% per week you're unlikely to have any problems.

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Last updated May 23, 2014

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