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Rehabilitation after serious knee injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i met with an accident 15 years ago
User :   a road accident
Doctor :   ok
User :   in which i got seriouus injuries to leg
User :   that time i was very smalli.e 11 uyears old
Doctor :   ok
User :   now have to go for rehabilitation.
User :   and have consulted all leading orthopedics all over
User :   wanted a good and practical suggestion
Doctor :   ok
User :   my right leg is shorter by 7.5 inches compared to left.
Doctor :   ok
User :   no movement ink neee.
User :   in knee.
Doctor :   were you were operated for the injuries you susteined
User :   coz loss of medial apiconda
User :   ya
User :   had 3 skin graftings
User :   and 1 free flap
User :   fortunately no crush injuries
User :   so having original leg
User :   and my ankle is also fied.
Doctor :   was there was any fractures
User :   and no rod inside
User :   no. but heavy skin loss...
Doctor :   ok
User :   ilizarov will not do coz my skin will not stretch
User :   and some suggests prothesys
Doctor :   as per your history you would have lost skins and subcutaneous tissue
User :   i dont know what to to
User :   ya thats right
User :   and only one blood vessel remainnig below the knee
Doctor :   there cannot be dome much for this

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