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Polio affected right leg, whole pressure on left leg, getting knee replaced. Any surgery to make me walk straight ?

Hi. Doctor.. Im Dr.AAAA..From Punjab..Doctor i have right leg affected by polio since childhood therefore,, I walk by i feel my left leg takes most of my body weight and it pains now im getting knee replaced..due to this..!! Kindly..tell if there is a surgery possible because i want to walk straight..and avoid futher surjeries.. thank you..
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Hello Dr.AAAA, You have not mentioned your age nor the actual percentage or type of disability.This needs a detailed clinical evaluation.From your quiry I understand that you are limping while walking, that means there is a shortening of the right leg.This can be corrected by a surgical footwear. if there is a deformity it has to be treated surgically.
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