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Old 11-08-2011, 01:54 AM   #16
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Re: polio: broken bone in affected limb

Originally Posted by weesmallangel View Post
Has anyone out there broken a bone in an affected limb? I recently broke my femur in that leg and am not sure of how the recovery is going to go. Anyone???
I was run over by a car, and broke my effected limb, but the shape of the limb is not the same, it as been 5 weeks, I want to know how I can get the leg back to the same as before, because I know I can not walk on the leg when it gets better, it as made the leg a lot shorter, and bent,

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Old 12-16-2012, 04:54 AM   #17
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Re: polio: broken bone in affected limb

oh my,i broke the femur bone in my polio leg in October,and am on 25% weight bearing now. I have just weeks to return to my job and have been concerned on whether i can. How long did it take for your to heal and be able to walk on full weight bearing? It will be just be 3 months jan.14,but i got to be back to work before then though,at least a week before that date. cheryl

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