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Numbness in right leg

My friend has undergone a scoliosis surgery 4 weeks before... right after the surgery there was total numbness and no movement in right leg. However off late with physiotherapy the lower limb has got some sensation and he is able to do some movements. What is the cause of this & when can he get complete leg sensation
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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The prognosis of scoliosis can vary immensely, according to the degree of the spinal deformity.  Although physical therapy exercises can't stop scoliosis, general exercise or participating in sports may have the benefit of improving overall health and well-being.  studies have shown that for individuals with scoliosis, the overall physical and mental health over their lifetime is comparable to the general population. ..
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