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X-ray shows weak hip bones. Cannot move legs and lift body from floor. How to make her walk?

my mother in law is able to walk . but she refushes to walk.sometimes she could not move legs and lift her body from the floor she is healthy in other ways. no bp ,no diabeties.her belly and buttacks are bigger in size. doctor told after seeing her X RAY her left hip bones are weak.HOW TO MAKE HER WALK AND ACTIVE.MY EMAIL ADRESS YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Mon, 26 Nov 2012
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Hi thanks for the query.
From the complaints you had described she must be bit obese, and some changes of wear and tear changes in the spine and hip bones. The complaints mostly are seen in elderly and obese personalities. Firstly I would suggest you to motivate her in getting and make her walk. Next provide her with walking aid either an elbow crutch or an walker and attach a physiotherapist who could make her walk. Consult your local orthopaedic doctor who can advice regarding basic analgesics and calcium supplements.
Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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