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How soon can you start walking after a limb lengthening surgery?

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Dr. Robert Purchase answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Depends: It depends on the specific situation. The devil is in the details such as which bone, how was it lengthened, as well as patient specific factors. This is best answered by the surgeon who is doing the surgery.

Answered 6/21/2012

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