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Got my cast removed today! pics!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by MxRacer190, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. MxRacer190

    MxRacer190 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    right after I got home before I cleaned it.
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    After cleaning it.
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    Comparing leg size. Shits crazy.
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    Hmm maybe a tattoo of a band-aid over the scar?
     
  2. Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota The Welfare Cadilac

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    thats sick, literaly. what happened?
     
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    x2!! :popcorn:
     
  4. MxRacer190

    MxRacer190 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Had surgery on my tendon about a month ago. I broke my ankle a year ago whle at work. About 2000lbs of OSB board fell on me :(
     
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    Max-4_Yota The Welfare Cadilac

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    Squattin'
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    toy02ota Local TW dissenter

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    Yeah I bet he heard a snap! damn dude that sucks!
     
  7. MxRacer190

    MxRacer190 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah forreal. Damn idiot customers stacking wood on a cart about 8 feet high.
     
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    wow man that sucks! how well can you use that ankle now?
     
  9. MxRacer190

    MxRacer190 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well, I can move it about an inch up and down, and 1/4 inch side to side. It's so tight. I start physical therapy Monday ugh.
     
  10. blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    workers comp? permanent partial injury?
     
  11. MxRacer190

    MxRacer190 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Workers comp. They're just paying for loss wages. I'll probably be getting a lawyer soon though, for pain & suffering, future medical bills, etc.
     
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    Just take it easy. Man, did you had pins and screws in or just a tendon repair? I imagine they used heavy retention sutures similar to the braided fishing line (medical/surgical grade) to approximate the severed tendon.

    Hope you feel better.
     
  13. MxRacer190

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    no pins or screws. The bone healed just fine. The tendon had a tear towards the bottom of my foot, and blood residue/marrow on it. The blood residue hardened on my tendon, which caused pain when stretching. I put up with the pain for a year after my bone healed, but then I decided to make it right.

    thanks :D
     
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