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Improvement with physiotherapy exercises but unable to the leg below knee to the hips, loses control, right leg thigh bone pain, yoga, loss of concentration, worried - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   how can i help u today ?
Doctor :   Yes we did
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   I think we discussed yesterday also
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   ok
User :   Actually today my son had 3rd day in rehab centrer and physiotherapist is making him excercise
User :   there was ery slight improvement on his right side of the body
Doctor :   thats ok
Doctor :   improvement will take time
User :   See he is able to close his wrist but not able to open it and even not able to move his hand
Doctor :   u need not worry about that
User :   also he able to move his leg below knee but not able to move above part till hips
Doctor :   in case of nerve irritation the body will rest the parts, that are inflammed
User :   does that mean at some places he has lost control
User :   and he will get it back with time
Doctor :   but it will take some time
User :   how much time it shud take
Doctor :   it might take a few weeks to few months
User :   as his face and neck is perfect
Doctor :   since i have not examined, him, i do not know the exact neurological status
Doctor :   but by the improvement signs mentioned, .,,,,
Doctor :   it seems that he is on the way to improvement
User :   ok
Doctor :   and there is no need to be concerned , very much
Doctor :   sure
User :   ok
User :   thankls
User :   one question regarding my mom
Doctor :   Are u there ?
Doctor :   may i know her age ?
User :   her right leg from thigh bone pains a lot
Doctor :   at her age, osteoporosis and weak bones are important cause of weak bones
User :   and she feels lot of pressure on right hip bone
User :   she is 64 age
Doctor :   u might get a bone density scan to confirm this
Doctor :   and get her calcium and vit D tablets for long term basis
User :   ok are there any excersice or medicine to improve this
Doctor :   yeah, regular walking and aerobics are good at her age
User :   ok
Doctor :   yoga is fine
Doctor :   but it does not give physical workout
User :   she does lot of yoga
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   I hope u have understood my suggestions
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes it was good
User :   i will get her scanned first
User :   regarding me I want to ask since I have gone through lot of stress in past few weeks
Doctor :   u need to understand one thing, that getting tensed will not help in any way
User :   because of my soon I have started loosing concentration and peace of mind
User :   is there anything which can be done
Doctor :   just distance, your mind from things going on around you
User :   to bring back my concentration and stress
Doctor :   do what is necessary, and what must be done
Doctor :   but do not worry about the future
Doctor :   when everything is done in order, there is nothing to go wrong
Doctor :   once u understand this, ur stress will go down
Doctor :   u r welcome
User :   sure docotor thanks a lot
Doctor :   unless, ur serum calciu gets high
User :   Doctor someone has suggested that eating Calcium for long term causes certain problems
User :   is that true
Doctor :   and u develop renal stones, etc, due to genetic issues , calcium supplements are harmless
Doctor :   u r most welcome
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot doctor for answering all the queries
User :   u were of great help
Doctor :   take care for now
Doctor :   and have a good night
Doctor :   bye
User :   sure doctor same to you
User :   bye and good night
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