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Loss of movement on the left side after brain surgery. Will he be able to walk soon?

My son had brain surgery on 12/5/2012, after the surgery he lost all movement in the left side( neck down), he is know in Spalding Rehab and starting to move his left side from the waist up his left leg still has no feeling. They want to send him home on the 5th January and I am scared to death I thought they weren t going to send him home until he was walking. Any advise
Asked On : Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.
We need more details to answer your query better. This includes his diagnosis, MRI report and details of surgery performed.
The loss of strength can be due to the disease or the surgery,and it indicates damage to the right half of brain.
We expect gradual recovery of strength and the physiotherapy should be continued at home after discharge too.
Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Sun, 18 Aug 2013
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