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After deconditioning from fall/pelvic fracture, can control of leg on that side be lost (shaky, sways when trying to stand)? Can standing hurt knee?

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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, not likely

Your quadriceps muscles atrophy very quickly.
Within the first three weeks of inactivity, they become very weak and it is difficult to stand comfortably, let alone walk. Unless there was further leg injury, i would not expect you to hurt your knee. It is more likely that you are experiencing referred pain from the pelvis injury. Seek help from a physical therapist in getting your strength back.

In brief: Yes, not likely

Your quadriceps muscles atrophy very quickly.
Within the first three weeks of inactivity, they become very weak and it is difficult to stand comfortably, let alone walk. Unless there was further leg injury, i would not expect you to hurt your knee. It is more likely that you are experiencing referred pain from the pelvis injury. Seek help from a physical therapist in getting your strength back.
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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Dr. Prem Gupta
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Additional nerve inj

It is possible that femoral nerve or muscles of that lower extremity were also injured bur not seen on imaging.
See a neurologist.

In brief: Additional nerve inj

It is possible that femoral nerve or muscles of that lower extremity were also injured bur not seen on imaging.
See a neurologist.
Dr. Prem Gupta
Dr. Prem Gupta
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