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I stayed in bed two month because i had a quad rep tore on

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I stayed in bed two month because i had a quad rep tore on my left leg. Now my right leg is weak .cannot go up stairs what can i do to strenthin my leg muscles
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 3 months ago.

With an injury this severe, you really need a course of physical therapy. Just doing exercises at home on your own may not be sufficient to build up your muscles symmetrically and allow you to go upstairs. You can get a referral for PT from your general MD.

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