I Am Getting An Elbow Replacement

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    What Is Life Like After The Replacement?

    I am planning an elbow replacement surgery this year, but have a lot of questions about what life is really like down the road (the doctors can't really tell you this). I would love to hear how people are managing with the limit on lifting. I find myself weighing everyday...
    cutechick94070 cutechick94070
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 9, 2012

    Spring Feeling In Elbow

    hi, I've just had the surgery. It was needed after a bad fall down stone steps which smashed my elbow to pieces. Its been a week now and the pain is getting less. I have some movement and Im worried about how much use I will have eventually. The worst feeling is the "springy...
    skratt skratt
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2011

    Bionic Elbow

    bet you didn't know these even existed, huh?  i'll be going in for surgery april 1st & coming out with an arm that bends & straightens the whole way...something i havne't been able to do in about 15 years.  no more hiding my crooked arm in pics anymore, but no...
    kendra77 kendra77
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2009

    Life Changing Ride

    Long story, try to shorten...I was on an endurance horse race having the best ride ever. I looked back to check with my girlfriend when my left foot hit a tree, lost a stirrup, tried to adjust my balance when I leaned to the right and my body caught a tree. I landed on the...
    Empirepjp Empirepjp
    3 Responses Feb 17, 2011
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