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Polio in right leg, loss of muscle strength, polio spreading to left leg. Exercises to strengthen muscles?

I am a polio victim. I have a right polio leg. I got it when i was young. I can see that I am losing muscle strength. Now the doctor says I have polio on my left leg too although it s still has strength. I do feel that I am losing strength on my left leg too, which I really don t want to see, as it s the only sort of good leg I have. What kind of exercise can I do to strengthen both of my legs?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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The decrease in the muscle strength in the left leg is not likely to be due to spread of polio after so many years. You need to consult a neurologist to find out any neural deficit in the leg.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Thu, 1 Aug 2013
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