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I ask my Mom About her condition when it really start. She said to me it start when she is pregnant for the 4rth baby.While shes pregnant,she walk with a limp. And sometimes she use a cane or a crutches. After the the 4rth baby was born thats the time she cant walk or stand.she have fearness to control her balance. In that time she is 30 years old. We have four childrens in our family. I am the third child on that time. My Older sister on that time is 11, my 2nd borther is 6,and I am 4 years old. I am to small yet to remember. But this is my Mom History when we are little. After my younger brother born. 3-4 months later they go in the hospital to check my Mom health condition. According to the Doctor she have a tumor in his spinal column. The Doctor said it really needs surgery. 2 weeks after the surgery done. They go home.The Doctor said 3-6 months my Mom will be walking. And then my Mom stayed at home. She said to me while she at home she dont really have any Physical Therapy to help her. Except her Sister she help to exercise her legs sometimes. That is really big different because there is no Proffessional Therapist help my Mom that time. We dont have money. I was to small then 4 years old. I cant remember what is really happened to my Mom. My older sister she is 11 years old. She is the one taking care of me, as well as my 6 years old brother.Thats why untill now still hoping, If my mom have the chance to walk again. My youngest brother is 24 years old. Thats the time she starts cant walk after my younger brother born. Its starts in year 1987- up to this year 2011. She is in the wheelchair now. As i mentioned in my first question. If i try to pinch her both legs it start jumping. she still feel a sensation if i touch her legs. By the way my Mom lived in the Philippines right now. Thank you very much for reading my long questions! Hope my Mom have the chance to walk again. Any Advice would be very much appreciated. Thank you very much. Have a good Day!

The best advice is to have your mother see a physical therapist or the doctor to treat her so (s)he can perform a physical exam and determine if she is neurologically intact. Pinching her and observing her jumping is not sufficient to determine the status of her nerves. Her muscles have obviously atrophied since she has been in a wheelchair for many years but if she is neurologically intact, physical therapy can strengthen her muscles and she may potentially be able to walk again.

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