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Nemacolin, PA
A 56-year-old female asked:

What kind of exercise should u do after femur rod removal? should u try to build ur thigh muscle back or wait the six weeks?

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Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Listen to your doctor first: Normally after removal of an orthopedic device, your doctor will suggest physical therapy appropriate to the injury. Walking or swimming are both pretty benign exercises that shouldn't get you into trouble. Do the physical therapy first and then see what they suggest.

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Last updated Apr 19, 2017

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