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Stroke victim (stroke on 4-1-00) having difficulty walking

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Stroke victim (stroke on 4-1-00) having difficulty walking currently. Cscan showing no new areas, stroke leg (right) previously okay now moving with difficulty and showing weakness. Bending of knee apparent. Can you help?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

This is Dr. David

your stroke was back in 2000?

you need an ultrasound or MRI scan of your knee

you could be having large baker cysts behind your knee or severe arthritis in your knee preventing it to bend which can affect walking

you may need a steroid injection into the knee.

not being able to bend your knee most likely is not due to your stroke back in 2000.

you may need more physical therapy to help your right leg gain strength

do you have an orthopedic doctor or primary care doctor you can see who can examine your knee? and do some testing for you?

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