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10 Best Christmas Gifts for someone after surgery

Posted by Brooke Williams

 

The_10_Must_Haveswhen_Christmas_includes_(3)Do you have someone on your Christmas list going through recovery from surgery? Maybe a fellow busy mom or dad with kids who is struggling with trying to get it all done even more than usual. Here are the 10 best Christmas gifts you can offer that friend of family member while during recovery from foot surgery.

 

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Topics: Holidays, Gifts

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

How to Keep Your Foot Warm After Surgery

Posted by Brooke Williams

How_to_Keep_Your_Foot_Warm_after_SurgeryYou have a lot of concerns when you go in for surgery and when you come back out, you think you have prepared everything to make recovery from foot surgery as easy as possible. But your toes are hanging out of a cast or boot…and they’re cold! The good news is they don't have to stay that way for the duration of your recovery process. There are several options you can use to keep those little tootsies warm. Here are just a few.

 

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