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I got leg injury nd its been one month. I didn't use my injured leg for 1 month. Now doc sd me to start walking. But it's paining a lot.what kind of exercise shud i do to start walking properly.
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Dr. Raviraj Francis (PT)
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First you should specify Injury what type? Site of injury? Weather any nerve damage or bony component involved? Weather knee joint or other joints involved? Also how were you ambulating/walking for 1 month with help of stick/walker or were you completely bedridden? Answering any queries without knowing the above history would be harmful to advise? Feel free to write to me with the details.
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Dr. Vinay Kumar M (PT)
Physiotherapist 6 yrs exp Hyderabad
By your question I'm assuming that your doctor didn't ask for any diagnostic test for the injury as he might have felt it as a minor injury. Always remember that exercises are always condition specific individually tailored & there are not always same exercises which help everyone in the same way. One thing I can strongly tell by your question is that you haven't used your leg for a month. Any muscle when not used for longer time goes into atrophy & adhesions. Muscle atrophy is shrikage & adhesions mean tightness. Before starting any exercise no matter how accurate it might be, you must clear our adhesions which usually limit ROM ( range of motion ).
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Dr. Sachin Kumar Gupta (PT)
Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist 14 yrs exp Delhi
Plz explain the type n place of injury .as leg had so many parts .ur question is not understandable.plz share proper information I can help u.
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Dr. Deepa Verma
Physiotherapist 12 yrs exp Mumbai
You should start with stretching and isometric exercise. Also consult physiotherapist fir proper guidance.
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