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Still healing

Posted by Joan C on August 15, 2016 at 9:26pm 0 Comments

Well it is two years since my accident and I am still healing.  I have had some unusual pain in May and went to the podiatrist surgeon.  He said everything was still aligned.  It is probably due to the hardware so close to the skin.  If the pain persists he will remove the hardware.  I do have some bone degeneration also.  My PCP ordered a bone density test.  I still can't run, jump, skip etc.  I tried an exercise bike and I only used it five minutes the first few days and slowly increased…

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Freak accident that I remember !

Posted by SAMUEL B FLYNN on July 31, 2016 at 9:35pm 0 Comments

Well I was on my way out to go to the store with my dad and as I go down my steps I'm at like the 2nd Step at the end of the step and I somehow end up falling down the steps and then I hear a snap and there I go landing on the ground after that my foot starts hurting really bad and I start yelling then I get up and walk away and then after swelling and marks on my foot are their the next day and freaks everyone out .

After that I'm in a splint and doing ok and should heal up from it… Continue

Ice Skating Accident

Posted by Anna Dimaano on July 15, 2016 at 4:50am 4 Comments

Broken femur after a bad fall on the ice. Seven weeks post op now. How long will it take for pain and swelling to subside?

Motor cycle accident

Posted by Pat on April 8, 2016 at 9:33am 8 Comments

So it's been 7 months since my accident my femur was broken my tibia and fibula the were both broken in 3 places each as well as my ankle at the time I had to prepare myself to wake up without the leg and after surgery I had complications and got compartment syndrome, my leg was swollen to the point where it was larger in diameter than my chest.after a few agonising hrs I faced the fact that I may loose it still and had to have another operation fortunately the operation went well but it wasn't… Continue

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Still healing

Well it is two years since my accident and I am still healing.  I have had some unusual pain in May and went to the podiatrist surgeon.  He said everything was still aligned.  It is probably due to the hardware so close to the skin.  If the pain persists he will remove the hardware.  I do have some bone degeneration also.  My PCP ordered a bone density test.  I still can't run, jump, skip etc.  I tried an exercise bike and I only used it five minutes the first few days and slowly increased up…See More
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Freak accident that I remember !

Well I was on my way out to go to the store with my dad and as I go down my steps I'm at like the 2nd Step at the end of the step and I somehow end up falling down the steps and then I hear a snap and there I go landing on the ground after that my foot starts hurting really bad and I start yelling then I get up and walk away and then after swelling and marks on my foot are their the next day and freaks everyone out .After that I'm in a splint and doing ok and should heal up from it .But let me…See More
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Anna Dimaano commented on Catherine Oliver's blog post My Cast; Before It Comes Off
"Lovely cast."
Jul 21
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Anna Dimaano commented on Anna Dimaano's blog post Ice Skating Accident
"Hello , Julie . Thanks much for comment . I pray we all heal quickly and completely."
Jul 21
Anna Dimaano commented on Pat's blog post Motor cycle accident
"Hello Pat. I hope you have family and friends helping you through this rough time."
Jul 18
Starr commented on Pat's blog post Motor cycle accident
"Sorry Pat, it so sounds hard :( Happy Birthday next week! I know this is allot to go thru at 22. I'm 46 and its allot to go thru. I have a surgery next week as well, I don't like it at all, it's pretty scary. I felt pretty much like…"
Jul 18
Julie commented on Pat's blog post Motor cycle accident
"I'm sorry you are going through all of this.  Is seeing a counselor an option for you?  It sounds like you're dealing with a lot of anxiety.  How are you caring for a foster child?  Is someone helping you?  I had a…"
Jul 18
Julie commented on Anna Dimaano's blog post Ice Skating Accident
"Hi there.  I am five months post-fall that broke my tibia and tore my meniscus, along with some mini fractures in my knee, and 4 and 1/2 months post-op.  I still have some swelling in my knee area and use a cold pack each night.  And…"
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Pat commented on Pat's blog post Motor cycle accident
"My birthday is also next week so I've pretty much spent the entire time of my 22nd year in a bed and alone"
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