Broken Leg / Ankle Support Group, Tell your story.
I have my solid cast off and a black foot brace/split on. The beauty of the black brace is I can remove it and rest my foot; take a shower (no soaking bath) and even sleep without it (if I am not too restless). I have not tried to sleep without it yet but I will work up to it as I feel my way around.
Its been one month since working as a supervisor in a food manufacturing plant. The company is awesome and they support my recovery without guilt.
Almost 8 months since my break. I've just noticed what looks like bruising at the bottom end of my inner ankle scar from the ORIF. It could also be a bit of a darker suntan from the summer, because when I press on it to see if there is any pain (like from a bruise), I can't tell due to my nerve damage from surgery.
Has anyone had bruising near their scars this late in the healing process? I don't see my PT until the 19th, and I don't see my surgeon until January,…Continue
My pain is almost completely gone. One pain pill per day manages that well. Tomorrow, I get my solid cast off with x-rays to follow. I am pretty sure the solid cast will be reapplied. I am still at no-weight-bearing. My knee scooter is a dream. I also use a foldable walker with allows me to get into and drive an automatic transmission truck.
My energy levels are low and motivation low. I am careful about how much I eat to avoid using food to passivate my frustrations.
I see a…Continue
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
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