Broken Leg / Ankle Support Group, Tell your story.
Small setback: my lower back is painful. The root cause: my new workout combined with marathon sessions of lounging in a recliner. Now my most comfortable chair is a straight back kitchen chair with minimal padding. Feet square on the floor. I should have seen this pain coming ... I spent half-days in a cushy office chair with my left leg on a chair and facing 75 degrees toward my computer screen. Twisted position.
A positive: I got my knee scooter. Great mobility. Speed. Comfort…Continue
What positive things happened today?
I started the smashed-foot work out. There are plenty of u-tube videos that show successful workouts without putting any weight on your foot. Key word search: Footless workout, smashed-foot work out.
I lifted weights, did push-up and basically started moving. What an awesome feeling!
My next appointment is in two weeks. My Oxy pain meds are down from 2 pills every four hours to one every six hours. This is a major pain break-through!…Continue
I called my doc for a refill for my 5-325 mg oxycod/acetamin. They'll call me back. I want to find a local resource where I can do water therapy for my broken ankle.
Pain is tolerable and I am not too bored as I have my on-line activities to enjoy and occupy my time.
I am eager to begin active rehabilitation instead of resting and waiting. I know I can get into a rut pretty fast.
Wednesday is an xray and visit with Ortho Doctor.
So went to a concert in Palm Beach FL last night, and being back on the dance floor its like nothing has changed. Everyone remembered what happened with my leg injury, and was very shocked but happy…Continue
SO as of today May 3, 2014, I feel like a brand new woman. As of APril 18th actually, doc said I am free to go, I am fully healed, and can get back to my regular activities on a lower level of course…Continue