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Acupuncture

Posted by Joan Clothes on October 28, 2014 at 8:59pm 0 Comments

Going to acupuncture tomorrow. I have been soaking my foot for three weeks now.  Initially when I lowered my foot it was blue, purple, pink and orange.  Now it is more pink and orange.  I wonder if that means it is improving?  Does anyone have experience with circulation problems?

Anyone with long term injury?

Posted by Kathy on October 23, 2014 at 5:48pm 0 Comments

I would like to hear from someone who has recovered or is recovering from long term injury. I shattered my ankle and lower leg 18 months ago and the bones have not fully healed yet.

Anyone in the same boat?

Posted by Kathy on October 21, 2014 at 5:55pm 0 Comments

I shattered my ankle, my fibula and tibia on the 6th of May 2013 after jumping off a horse. It was an open break, so I also needed plastic surgery. Initially they fixed my legs with a plate and pins, but it wouldn't heal. In January 2014 I had bone implants and they fitted me with an external fixator. The fixator stayed on for 5 months, then I went into cast and eventually in to a boot. I am still not meant to be fully weight bearing and I have only little movement in my ankle. I am…

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two broken ankles

Posted by kathy zygai on October 20, 2014 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

Hi all.so glad to find a site that is still active some, On Sept 29 ,Both of my ankles rolled  out of my dansko shoes and i fell down a short flight of stairs.xray show both  fib breaks ,plate and pins in the right one.2 weeks post surgery ,go back to dr . tomorrow to get stitches out!I am so hoping that i will be able to put some weight on the left foot cause its getting tuff staying in bed . i really really want a shower! I see you all get up and down stairs on…

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Broke my ankle in 3 places in recent motorcycle crash

Started by cynthia thiessen. Last reply by sri rajasingam Oct 3. 10 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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Acupuncture

Going to acupuncture tomorrow. I have been soaking my foot for three weeks now.  Initially when I lowered my foot it was blue, purple, pink and orange.  Now it is more pink and orange.  I wonder if that means it is improving?  Does anyone have experience with circulation problems?See More
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Jean Bengston left a comment for Joan Clothes
"Hey Joan, The site is somewhat confusing. Email me directly at majik1314@yahoo.com. There's one simple little excersize I can give you that did seem to help a bit with the circulation problems I had."
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Jean Bengston and Joan Clothes are now friends
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Joan Clothes left a comment for Jean Bengston
"I am having trouble navigating this website.  I only use the Internet for surfing and e-mail.  I don't do any social media so this is as close as it gets for me.  I keep seeing your reply in my e-mail, but can't seem to find…"
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Jean Bengston left a comment for Joan Clothes
"It's getting there, I guess. Not where I want to be yet.  Seems to be just dragging on.  But you have to count the improvements in small increments.Some days are better than others. By the end of the work week it's still pretty…"
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Joan Clothes left a comment for Jean Bengston
"How is your recovery now that is almost November?   "
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Ivy LaSha posted a status
"I am having issues with the inside of ankle. Those two screws are bothersome. Will soaking help?"
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Joan Clothes updated their profile
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Kathy left a comment for Joan Clothes
"Hi Joan. What happened to you? Have you been injured long?"
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Ivy LaSha commented on Ivy LaSha's status
"Thank you for responding. Now I don't feel so alone. I know that you should flex you ankle everyday several times a day. Do circles with your foot as well as ins and outs. That helped me with my range of motion. It will not feel so good but…"
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Joan Clothes left a comment for Kathy
"Welcome. I am new too and I hope to get in touch with you soon. Joan "
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Ivy LaSha posted a status
"Has anyone had issue's with toes being stiff after ankle surgery?"
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Ivy LaSha posted a status
"Hello everyone!!! Well I broke my ankle on 7-21-14. I broke it in two places. I had surgery a week later. I have a plate and screws."
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