The Goodbye Crutches Blog

Top Winter Holiday Vacation Spots after Foot Surgery

Posted by Brooke Williams


When you plan your holiday vacation, you may have quite a bit in mind. While not every vacation will work well with your recovery from foot surgery, there are plenty of places you can go and enjoy yourself, even on crutches. The best way to get around on crutches when you are taking a holiday vacation is to plan your vacation to fit your crutches. Here are a few ideas.
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Topics: Holidays

How to Look Fashionable for the Winter Holidays Even on Crutches

Posted by Brooke Williams

 

How to Look Fashionable for the Winter Holidays Even on Crutches If you struggle with fashion even when you have two feet beneath you, you might really wonder how you are going to keep up with the times on one foot. The good news is there are plenty of options out there for you to consider. Fashion doesn’t have to be something you push by the wayside during your time on crutches! Here are a few ideas.

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Topics: Holidays

How to Help the Recovery of Someone on Crutches

Posted by Tom Schwab

HOW_TO_HELP_SOMEONE_ON_CRUTCHESBreaking a leg can be a very troublesome and traumatic experience.  When a friend or family member in your life is placed on crutches due to a broken leg, a surgery, or another injury that needs time to heal, they may not realize how hard it will be to function in the upcoming weeks.  In order to help that person in your life recover as quickly as possible, you might want to pitch in and help where you can.  Here are a few things you can do:

 

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Topics: Helping someone on crutches

10 Best Halloween Candy to Eat when on Crutches

Posted by Brooke Williams

 

10 Best Halloween Candy to Eat when on Crutches  With Halloween just around the corner, your house will likely overflow with candy.  Since you are injured you know you are supposed to eat well so your body will have the nutrition it needs to heal itself, but the candy will likely be too tempting to pass up.  Here are some of the best types of candies to eat when injured and why.

 

Laughy Taffy

When you are hobbling around on one foot and everything takes longer than it used to, you need a good reason to laugh, right?  Have you ever eaten this candy without laughing??  Okay so you probably have, but any excuse to indulge in this sticky, sweet treat is a good one.

 

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Topics: humorous, Holidays

Trick or Treating Made Easy on Alternatives to Crutches

Posted by Tom Schwab

TRCIK_OR_TREATINGMADE_EASYWHEN_YOURE_ONWhen you are on crutches, you may not look forward to the Halloween holiday as much this year.  After all, you are imagining a night out with your family, attempting to hobble from house to house in order to take your children trick or treating.  Or, even worse, you are imagining a night at home alone due to the fact that you do not believe you can hack it out on the streets gathering candy with your kids as normal.  If your crutches are holding you back from your normal Halloween festivities, take a look at how easy trick or treating can be on alternatives to crutches.

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Topics: Holidays

 

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