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Post by Sidro » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:23 pm

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Post by cheezit » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:50 pm

I dont know if this is any help but Baylor has a possible 40% discount for people with out insurance, I'm not sure what the requirements are however.

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Post by Excaliber » Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:25 pm

TAM, I'm very sorry to hear about your injury. A lower extremity injury that limits mobility is extremely debilitating and makes everything you normally do easily much more difficult. A couple years ago I badly tore up a tendon in my ankle that required surgery. The damage was so extensive the doc had to sew the damaged tendon to another one alongside it. Weeks of crutches, month of boot, and months of rehab followed before I could get most (not all) of the function back.

Prayers sent for successful negotiation with the docs, perfect surgery, and rapid recovery.

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Post by thatguyoverthere » Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:44 pm

Prayers lifted, brother. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

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Post by FCH » Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:58 pm

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Post by Bitter Clinger » Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:22 pm

May the Holy One bless you, heal you, restore you, speedily and without delay - along with all of the other of our brethren who may be suffering.
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Post by Oldgringo » Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:06 pm

Good luck and Best Wishes for all.

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Post by Jeff B. » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:12 pm


Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery!!

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Post by WTR » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:46 pm

I did all but break bones in my ankle a few years ago. I stretched my ligaments and tendons to the limit. I know they are dorky as all get out, but crocks helped Me as much as anything and enabled me to walk with moderate pain.

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Post by twomillenium » Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:44 pm

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Post by The Annoyed Man » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:51 pm

Here's an update on my ankle.....mostly good news:

(1) No surgery for now. The posterior tibialis tendon is torn, but my doctor wants to treat it conservatively. If that doesn't work, we can consider surgery down the road. Praise Jesus.

(2) I am to not let my bare left foot touch the floor for the next 4-6 weeks. No more showers ( :grumble ), baths only, with my foot elevated. The boot only comes off for bedtime and bathing.

(3) She gave me an "Even Up" to wear on my right shoe, to make my stride length equal while wearing the boot, so that I can walk closer to normal, and I've e ordered a knee scooter which arrives in the next day or two so that I can get around parking lots and such.

(4) If after 4-6 weeks I show some signs of recovery, we will begin some aggressive physical therapy.

(5) If this treatment plan is not successful, then we can always revisit doing surgery. Thank you everyone for your prayers.

(6) I'm going to be custom fitted with an orthotic for my right foot, and an some kind of ankle brace for my left foot, which (as I understand it) acts as a combination orthotic and brace. I have no idea what this looks like. Anyway, regardless of outcome and/or surgery, these are more or less permanent I guess.

So it could be worse, but it will also be a major inconvenience for the next month or two.
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