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If I broke pelvis, will I ever be able to walk without a walker again? I am around 90.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Maybe yes, if lucky

After a fracture of the hip or pelvis, or after a replacement hip, a 90 year-old can go through good rehab and gait training to see if he can walk steadily with just a cane or with nothing at all.
Often, the elderly person is less steady, less coordinated, and slower in the reflexes, due to age. . . And that was the reason for the first fall and fracture. . . Which means a walker would be wise!

In brief: Maybe yes, if lucky

After a fracture of the hip or pelvis, or after a replacement hip, a 90 year-old can go through good rehab and gait training to see if he can walk steadily with just a cane or with nothing at all.
Often, the elderly person is less steady, less coordinated, and slower in the reflexes, due to age. . . And that was the reason for the first fall and fracture. . . Which means a walker would be wise!
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