Will I Walk Again?

Last updated: May 2020

This is Valerie, 53 year old with JRA, diagnosed at age 2. I have an update.
At the end of April I fell and broke my left femur. Three months later it has healed but my ability to stand and take steps with walker has yet to return. My rehab is going very slowly.
7 weeks after regaining weight bearing status, I can stand at a walker but unable to take steps. I used a power wheelchair for virtually all my mobility before the fall, but could do transfers and walk short distances with walker. Now I am wondering if I'll ever regain that ability. Has anyone else been in a similar situation?

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