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How can I prepare to discuss my paralysis with my doctor?

To prepare for your appointment, make a list of important questions to ask your doctor. You might want to ask about treatments that are available to you and get referrals for some specialists, such as a rehabilitation specialist or physiatrist, physical therapist, and dietician. You may also want to bring a friend to help you remember what to ask and to help keep track of your doctor's answers.

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