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My dad is paraplegic after having a close shave with armed robbers when his car had an accident. He can't sit up and his legs alternately go numb and pain him. He is also showing signs of short term memory loss . What kind of exercise can he do to help hi

By Anonymous February 20, 2019 - 1:22am
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My dad is in his early seventies and has always done things by himself

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Hello Anon

Thank you for writing and I'm very sorry to know your father had such a traumatic experience.

We are unable to recommend an exercise program for him. He will need to work with his doctors and a specialist in physical therapy to be assessed for a therapy program based on his specific needs and abilities. Due to the nature of his injuries, he needs specialized after care.

As far as his memory loss goes, this may be due to his accident or his increasing age. A neurologist can offer advice.

We wish him and you all the best.


February 20, 2019 - 2:06pm
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