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Posted by: Matshela | 2011/09/15

Accident

My dad is 71 years old now, he got an accident in 2006 July he broke his two legs, but now after five years those legs has started again he cant walk again. Was he not healed enough?Or is it because he now old? because he spent five months in hospital.

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If he could walk and now started to lose the ability it is unlikely that the fractures "re-occurred". It may even be a problem of his spine causing a nerve compression affecting his ability to walk - you should let him be seen by an orthopedic specialist to make the diagnosis

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