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Nine weeks,update

Posted by kathy zygai on November 30, 2014 at 11:13am 0 Comments

Hi all,sorry this site does not get a lot of action,not sure if it has to do with the lag on the posts or what but anywayyyy, its been nine weeks since i broke both ankles,thing seemed pretty grim ,but i am really  seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.CAST OFF WEARING TWO BOOTS!Can only put 25% wb on right leg 75% on left,so i get to take a few steps with a walker,the first time i stood up after being wheelchair bound for 9 weeks was really hard,felt so weak…

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Any Ice Anxiety?

Posted by Leslie Sidley on November 30, 2014 at 1:00am 1 Comment

Hey, any winter fracture survivors still out there - now that the ice and snow is back (or on its way), is anyone feeling anxious about it?

My tib-fib fracture was 1/20/2014, from slipping on ice. Up here in Winnipeg, we had a big snow yesterday and a lot of ice has formed underneath it on streets and sidewalks. I have been feeling a bit edgy about it, as it kind of feels like the circumstances behind my initial break are repeating themselves, and I can't help but grimace with…

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Osteonecrosis Anyone?

Posted by Joan Clothes on November 5, 2014 at 6:27pm 0 Comments

Just got back from the Dr and he said no pressure yet because signs of osteonecrosis are setting in.  I have physical therapy ordered and an MRI and I am to go back in eight weeks.   He said it could take up to six months to see if it will happen.  Has anyone have experience with this?  

My Accident Story

Posted by Joan Clothes on November 1, 2014 at 2:59pm 0 Comments

I was trying to start my own pony party business.  My Dad and brother invested and helped me almost get started.  My son and I had been exercising ponies everyday.  He drove one, and I drove the other for an hour a day in pony carts.  I had my first booking for a pony party on Aug 2.  Then they canceled.  Well Watsonville was having a horse show that weekend so I thought -why stay home? Let's go to the show. Puff our grey Welsh pony came with two carts.  On July 31, I decided to practice…

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Broke my ankle in 3 places in recent motorcycle crash

Started by cynthia thiessen. Last reply by cynthia thiessen Dec 11. 12 Replies

July 5th my husband and I headed out on our bikes for a ride. So we are heading down the hi way with me as the lead bike. I see a crane fly off it's nest and decided to go back and take pictures. I…Continue

Pain out of the blue!!

Started by Iain Anderton Sep 8. 0 Replies

Hi all.I fractured my ankle 4 weeks ago while out jogging. I had a knee high cast put on and the doctor advised me to weight bare as soon as it was comfortable. I've been able to wieght bare for the…Continue

What is next?

Started by Lynn. Last reply by Helen Aug 14. 3 Replies

I pretty much shattered my fibula on the 20th of June. Had surgery on the 29th and here I am wondering what comes next? How long will I need these meds? And work will I ever have the energy to get…Continue

Back to dancing WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT :D

Started by 82_purplerozes May 10. 0 Replies

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

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cynthia thiessen replied to cynthia thiessen's discussion Broke my ankle in 3 places in recent motorcycle crash
"yeah going up and down stairs on ones butt is the worst. trying to get to a standing position at the top was hard for me. It has been a very rough experience but I am getting through it.  I hope your weight bearing goes well for you. I was very…"
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cynthia thiessen replied to cynthia thiessen's discussion Broke my ankle in 3 places in recent motorcycle crash
"Been just over 5 months and I have the all clear to enter a back to work rehabilitation program by my doctor. I still have pain in my ankle, I walk with a ankle brace now but have come a long way. My incision still has not completely healed after 5…"
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Nine weeks,update

Hi all,sorry this site does not get a lot of action,not sure if it has to do with the lag on the posts or what but anywayyyy, its been nine weeks since i broke both ankles,thing seemed pretty grim ,but i am really  seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.CAST OFF WEARING TWO BOOTS!Can only put 25% wb on right leg 75% on left,so i get to take a few steps with a walker,the first time i stood up after being wheelchair bound for 9 weeks was really hard,felt so weak have to start using different…See More
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Leslie Sidley posted a blog post

Any Ice Anxiety?

Hey, any winter fracture survivors still out there - now that the ice and snow is back (or on its way), is anyone feeling anxious about it?My tib-fib fracture was 1/20/2014, from slipping on ice. Up here in Winnipeg, we had a big snow yesterday and a lot of ice has formed underneath it on streets and sidewalks. I have been feeling a bit edgy about it, as it kind of feels like the circumstances behind my initial break are repeating themselves, and I can't help but grimace with each step I take…See More
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Osteonecrosis Anyone?

Just got back from the Dr and he said no pressure yet because signs of osteonecrosis are setting in.  I have physical therapy ordered and an MRI and I am to go back in eight weeks.   He said it could take up to six months to see if it will happen.  Has anyone have experience with this?  See More
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