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Can a leg with nerve damage ever function properly again?

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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

This depends on how much nerve damage has occurred and which nerve or nerves have been injured.
Rehabilitation, exercise and physical therapy often lead to marked improvement in nerve and muscular function with time.

In brief: Depends

This depends on how much nerve damage has occurred and which nerve or nerves have been injured.
Rehabilitation, exercise and physical therapy often lead to marked improvement in nerve and muscular function with time.
Dr. Reza Karimi
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Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

It depends on the nature of the damage and the severity.
Nerves can become damaged but regenerate and heal over time in a lot of circumstances. In severe cases, such as nerve transection (cut in half), the nerve would need to be reattched surgically. In those cases, healing may be limited. This is a good question to direct to your doctor or neurologist.

In brief: Yes

It depends on the nature of the damage and the severity.
Nerves can become damaged but regenerate and heal over time in a lot of circumstances. In severe cases, such as nerve transection (cut in half), the nerve would need to be reattched surgically. In those cases, healing may be limited. This is a good question to direct to your doctor or neurologist.
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