A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr b miller. wheelchair came after disuse osteoporosis it occurred from delayed surgery need to use cuz right leg can no longer bear all the weight.
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Dr. Blake Milleranswered
Orthopedic Surgery 15 years experience
Graduated program: I think a good way to regain your ability to walk again is get up on crutches and put 25% of your weight on your leg for a week, 50% for the next week, then 75% the third week and finally 100% the fourth week. This regimen will get you the ability to get back on your feet in a month.
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