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6 Summer Tips for a Safe Recovery

Posted by Brooke Williams

 

 

injured_foot.jpgIt happened. It’s summer. You injured yourself. And there’s nothing you can do about it. It might be a real bummer to spend your summer in the non-weight bearing state, but you have to in order to keep your recovery on track. Now, in order to make sure you don’t spend the fall on crutches as well, it is best to keep these summer tips in mind to ensure a safe recovery.

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10 Things to Do when Stuck on Crutches in the Summer

Posted by Brooke Williams

 

 

summer_haet-resized-600There’s never a good time to sustain an injury or go through foot or ankle surgery. But if it happens to you and you have to spend your summer on crutches, you can still have fun and enjoy the nicer weather. Here are some ideas of things to do during your summer on crutches.

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7 Signs that Crutches Aren’t Right for Your Child

Posted by Brooke Williams

 

 

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When your child injures herself and the doctor tells you she needs to remain non-weight bearing while she heals, you might automatically assume she will get around on crutches for the duration of her recovery. However, there are a lot of other options out there and it’s possible that crutches aren’t the right match for your child. Keep an eye out for these signs in order to assess whether or not crutches are the right mobility device for her recovery.

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Topics: crutches, kids on crutches

How to Energize your Foot or Ankle Injury Recovery

Posted by Brooke Williams

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If you injured your foot or ankle, you have to go through the recovery process. You will find that you wear out a lot more easily than you did when you had both feet beneath you. This is because using crutches is much harder and because your body is working hard to heal itself and using energy in other ways than normal. There are a number of things you can do to keep your energy levels high throughout recovery.

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10 Great Resources for Bunion Surgery

Posted by Brooke Williams

 

 

bunion2-resized-600If you have to have bunion surgery, you know you have a lot to deal with already. But there are resources out there that can help you get through the process with as much ease and information as possible. Here are twelve great resources to get you to the other side of your surgery.

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Topics: Foot / Bunion

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