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A 39-year-old male asked:

I had fallen last night on my knee i was taken to the hospital the doctor said that it was not fractured or dislocted . last night i could not walk however this morning i can walk with a bit of pain but while siting r laying down i cant pick up leg?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Fall cant lift leg.: Call and tell Dr. that you cannot lift that leg. Try sitting and kicking out with the leg. If you cannot do this you may have torn your quadriceps. Usually hurts a lot tho.
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