Some challenges in life hit us so hard, as we never saw them coming. Such challenges don't allow us the luxury of preparing ahead of time. They give no warning. They simply arrive! My "acute" spinal collapse , would prove to be one of the hardest challenges I have ever faced, and I've documented a … Continue reading Hard Work In Hospital
Category: interlocking screw
There is some Good News!!
Finally there is some good news!! I saw my Orthopaedic Surgeon yesterday to review my latest x-rays and discuss the increased pain in my left non union broken femur. So wait for it.....My leg seems to be suddenly attempting to make new bone at the break site, despite the bone graft my Surgeon performed 5 months ago … Continue reading There is some Good News!!
Surgery Done…tick…Recovery underway…tick
I'm home from my surgery yesterday to have the interlocking screw removed from above my knee. My femur break is not healing and all the weight from my leg was being placed on the screw, causing pain but more worrying for my Surgeon was that he thought it was going to snap. The procedure was … Continue reading Surgery Done…tick…Recovery underway…tick
It’s A Rare Genetic Bone Disease
It's 11 weeks post my left femur break and surgery to insert a titanium rod from my hip to my knee. I am still on 2 crutches and will be for another 3 months, at least. My Surgeon is pleased with my progress but keeps warning me this is a long slow process with healing expected to take 18 … Continue reading It’s A Rare Genetic Bone Disease