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Weakness in leg due to polio infection. How can I strengthen my leg?

Hello Doctor , I am Rob , I have been effected with polio from my child hood, my right leg is week and its very thin compare to my left leg . my left leg is proper and don t have any problem so can you please tell my me anything about my right leg which is very thin and WEEK how i can make strengthen to my right leg which is very thin and week because of polio. please help if possible
Asked On : Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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Hello Rob, if the weakness is very much disabling you can go for some tendon transfer if you have enough available for transfer or you just need to do some strengthening exercises and protect your leg with callipers to prevent injury but sorry to say so nothing can equalise the thickness.
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