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An Achey Breaky Start to the Year

It’s been a difficult start to the New Year. My broken leg has been getting more & more painful over the past few weeks. This week it was so excruciating that I was unable to weight bear for more than 5 minutes, even with crutches. 596 more words

Broken Femur

What are the rules for this?

What are the rules for living with a rare bone disease? That’s the question my husband & I have been contemplating for the past few days. 376 more words

Broken Femur

An Uncertain New Year

It’s nearly 2017. A new year awaits. Will it be a good year, a difficult year, a happy year, a sad year?

One thing is certain, none of us really know. 378 more words

Broken Femur

New Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Treat Osteoporosis and Restore Bones

For every month in space, astronauts can lose 2.5 percent of their bone density. This is quite troublesome, as it will likely compound with the natural process of aging that also reduces bone density. 153 more words

Orthopedics

Faith, Hope and Love - Merry Christmas

Oh how I love this time of the year! Carols playing, tree decorating, wrapping presents with beautiful paper & ribbons, christmas cake & pudding and yummy mince pies. 330 more words

A Break of a Different Kind

I left my Orthopaedic Surgeons office yesterday with a spring in my step which is quite an achievement on two crutches.

I have been given a leave pass. 210 more words

Broken Femur

Stuck

Today I am literally stuck! Stuck upstairs until tomorrow morning at the earliest.

Why?

My stair lift (affectionately called shifty) decided last night that it needed a holiday from lugging me up & downstairs all day & it just stopped. 438 more words

Bone DIsease