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My male child one year age has arthrotomy surgery of knee joint effected with tuberculosis of knee with hypertrophy of synovial membrane, now doctor suggest physiotherapy but swelling is present without warmth. Doctor suggest turn buckle splint (kafo) where it available? How much time take to recover for walking?
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Take proper anti tuberculosis therapy physiotherapy and Brace. Brace will be provided by PMR department of govt hospital or you can take from local distributor. Queries are invited Regards
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As your kid is diagnosed to have tuberculosis he must be on anti tuberculosis medicines as per the paediatrician opinion.
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splint is done by orthotist , consult local orthopedic surgeon he will suggest , it will take 8- 12 weeks
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