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i had polio at 10 months old in 1952 left my left leg paralysed no muscle movement. A year ago I had total knee replacement which has been a nightmare left with crutches can't bent my leg properly or put my heel down. Been told to either stay like I am or have my leg amputated. Just wondered has anybody had same or similar or can give any advice please.

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    Thank you for posting this. I am also a polio survivor and I have read that recovery from surgery can be problematic for us. I certainly will be more cautious after reading your story before I consider corrective surgery for problems.I do hope you are doing better. 
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      Thank you so much for your message. Yes need to be so careful before having surgery big mistake I made but can't change it now. But I'm still on crutches and getting around so can't complain as other people can't even do that. Thank you again it was lovely to hear from you. Merry Christmas and a Happy New year to you.

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