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Polio Attack

Hi Sir, My sister was attacked by polio when she was 3 yrs old . Now she is 29 yrs old. Her two legs and backbone was not function. We havd taken the treatment and did 4 surgery on her leg. After surgery she is walking with handicapped shoes with help of my mother. And with some days she leaving shows due to heavy pain. Please advise me can we take now any treatment and she can be walk possible. Pls advsie me.
Sun, 21 Aug 2011
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hello.
Thanks for writing to us.
The possibility of walking in your sister can only be told after a complete examination by an orthopedic surgeon. Without the examination and proper X-rays, it is difficult to assess the damage done by polio and thus to suggest a treatment.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Regards,
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
drtayalrakhi@gmail.com

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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
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Thanks for nice query.     
Even with rapid advancement in medical sciences complete cure for post polio residual problem is not there .medical science can improve quality of life & longevity ,but cure is beyond expectation ,So don`t loose hope go for treatment to improve quality of life & longevity .
‘Hope I have answered your query, I will be available to answer your follow up queries, “Wish you Good Health and trouble free speedy recovery”
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Polio Attack

Hello. Thanks for writing to us. The possibility of walking in your sister can only be told after a complete examination by an orthopedic surgeon. Without the examination and proper X-rays, it is difficult to assess the damage done by polio and thus to suggest a treatment. I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. Regards, Dr. Rakhi Tayal drtayalrakhi@gmail.com