Completely tore my quad tendon off and have been in rehab for 8 weeks

Started by Rebekkah L Whiting in General. Last reply by Rebekkah L Whiting on Sunday. 7 Replies

Hi All;I fell in the end of April and managed to completely tear my quad tendon off of my knee cap and it retracted up my thigh.  This was 4-28.  I had surgery to repair this 4-29.  I have been in rehab ever since.I cannot go home because I live…Continue

Ignoring the Obvious

Started by Rebekkah L Whiting in Returning to work / society / public eye. Last reply by Rebekkah L Whiting on Sunday. 16 Replies

I was pondering life and my life as an amputee.  I have come to realize that I do not think about my prosthesis, or my disability pretty much all day long.  I have become so used to my prosthesis that I have accidently taken a step with out it on…Continue

Tags: abnormal, normal, perception, awareness, self


Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull on Sunday. 6 Replies

Has anyone had to experience from a neuroma?  I developed one, and it was so bad I couldn't walk.  Prior to yesterday, I have improved a lot and I have not used a wheelchair for a year and months.  But, I am back in it because of the pain of the…Continue

Hoping For A Little Progress

Started by Laurie Oskierko in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by Laurie Oskierko on Saturday. 13 Replies

Hi Everyone,I have opened other discussions and I have had so many wonderful people respond so I hoping someone can give me any input regarding my concerns.Just a little background info.  I am a spouse of an amputee since July 1st of this year.  My…Continue

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