I Have Had a Broken Leg

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    Home - Bored And Frustrated!!! Otherwise Ok

    Hi With a bit of luck someone will join this chat group. FIrst time I have been here so hopefully it is set up ok. Would like to kill some time. Cheers from New Zealand
    johnwnz johnwnz
    1 Response Sep 24, 2013

    Compound Fracture

    I broke my leg in 1990, is was a compound fracture just above the right ankle, was in traction for 5 weeks, then but in traction in full cas tfor 6 weeks,that was not fun,the cast had a little window in, so the wound could be cleaned, after that a fiberglass cast up to the knee...
    huntysin huntysin
    51-55, M
    May 21, 2013

    Car Crash That Changed My Life Forever

    On November 9, 2010 I was in a car wreck.  I ended up breaking my tibia, fibula, and shattering my ankle.  Thanksgiving day, I had surgery to repair the bones. The surgery too 3 hours and left me with 2 plates and 13 screws in my right leg.  It was the worst and most painful...
    svufan svufan
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 25, 2011

    Tib-fib Fracture

    One week ago I slid and fell off a trailer tailgate. I could see the bone buldging through the skin but thank goodness it didn't come through. I have a tibial shaft spiral fracture and my proximal fibua broke in several places. I had a rod and screws put into my tibia this...
    luckycharmsgirl luckycharmsgirl
    41-45, F
    17 Responses Jan 27, 2012

    Last summer I was at this indoor trampoline

    park. I was jumping like usual, when all the sudden I must've jumped too high or something and I hear a boomingly loud cracking noise. I fall down and look at my leg, and it was the most disturbing thing I've ever seen in person... At first, I thought there was a marshmallow on...
    dinorap1 dinorap1
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 21

    Okay so to keep people in the loop,

    the cast has come off nearly 8 weeks ago now, they gave me an air-boot but even 8 weeks after the break I'm still struggling to walk and the movement in my ankle is slowly coming back but docs have said there are certain positions I'll never be able to put my foot in i.e sitting...
    goldbey goldbey
    18-21, F
    Sep 17, 2015

    3 Broken Legs In 3 Years!

    Hello I am 40 years old and I broke my leg I'm 2010 falling outside in the parking lot of my apartments ...it was a painful experience and never wanted to experience that pain again....I am back on my back with 2 broken legs!..I knew I should have never went to the haunted house...
    roscross01 roscross01
    41-45, F
    Nov 2, 2013


    Well, on Sunday afternoon I went to take a look at the piece of land some friends of ours just bought. I was dressed for church, not hiking, but I wasn't going far. I made it part way into the woods when I turned my ankle and SNAP. Down I went in the dirt and leaves and snow. The...
    RevAllyson RevAllyson
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2011

    Broken Leg :(

    Hi everyone! This is my story of when I broke my fibula, talus and femur. It was a normal Saturday and I was out with my mum and sister Beth. We were cycling in a park and a small boy of five years came up on a scooter. As he came up, he tripped and fell off his scooter and his...
    Fifers2 Fifers2
    1 Response May 29, 2013

    Broken Tib And Fib While Hiking

    Hi All. I broke my tib and fib while hiking on February 19th, 2012. It has been 6 weeks and I am still in terrible pain. Had some real weird symptoms such as nauseau, hot and cold feelings, loss of appetite, sensitivity to scents and sometimes vomiting. My Doctor feels that these...
    MNS1 MNS1
    1 Response Apr 5, 2012

    Tibia Fracture

    On the 2nd of October 2011 I tripped at work and did some damage to my left ankle. Two days later I went to my doctor, he said it was just a bad sprain. He gave me light duty at work for a week, then medium duty for two weeks and then back to full duty. Since not all of the pain...
    auggie1971 auggie1971
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Jan 19, 2012

    Looking to talk to someone

    that have broken their tibia and fibula bone within the last 2 to 3 months
    MadroxideX MadroxideX
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    Two Broken Legs

    Hi all! My name is Alex I'm 20 years old and on the 20th of September 2011 I was hit by a car. I was on my way home from a friend's house at around 11 in the evening when the accident happened. I had just crossed the road at the pedestrian lights and just as I stepped onto the...
    alexmcdonagh alexmcdonagh
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2011

    The Warmest Winter Ever And I Fall The One Day It Snowed

    I broke my FIB and TIB January 14th 2012 the day before was Friday the 13th. I was out hangin with a girlfriend we had just come from the Casino were I had played Tic tac Toe with a real chicken and won! 25$ slot play a  tee shirt and a buffet (I thought I was on a roll) and My...
    Flatsjoes Flatsjoes
    May 7, 2012

    Broken Leg And Long Leg Cast

    About 3 weeks ago I fell down a flight of stairs and broke my tib and fib. Lucky enough it was a clean break. The ambulance took me to the hospital and x rayed my right leg. The doc after looking at the films confirmed the break. The doc told me I had a choice between either...
    bills0321 bills0321
    56-60, M
    9 Responses Oct 20, 2012

    I have been in a LLC

    for 6 months and counting, was t-boned on my ex GFs Vespa and broke my femur, tibia and fibula with very bad tissue damage above my knee, can drive and am back at work but would like to talk with others dealing with a LLC or people in the Atlanta area!
    Kurt722 Kurt722
    41-45, M
    3 Responses May 7, 2014

    Brittle Bone Disease

    My condition means that my bones break incredibly easily. I have lost count of the amount of times that I have broken my legs. It's a rare occasion when I wasent in a cast somewhere on my body. Pelvis breaks are the worst
    MikeyG133 MikeyG133
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 12, 2013

    Tibia Fracture

    On the 2nd of October 2011 I tripped at work and did some damage to my left ankle. Two days later I went to my doctor, he said it was just a bad sprain. He gave me light duty at work for a week, then medium duty for two weeks and then back to full duty. Since not all of the pain...
    auggie1971 auggie1971
    41-45, M
    Jan 19, 2012
    Castleisawesome Castleisawesome
    Jan 17, 2014

    Lucky To Be Alive, But Man, Does This Suck! (tib Fib Fracture)

    I had a scooter crash three weeks ago, and broke my tibia and fibula. I'm now in a long leg cast with a plate and pins on the tibia and a "free healing" fibula. I have some sort of injury to my back muscles, too, but the pain comes and goes. I was just driving along, then...
    guavachick guavachick
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 31, 2012

    One week after my 65th birthday I fell at a

    self service car wash and broke my tib and fib, and ruptured my quad tendon at the same (or damn close) time. I live in Texas. The accident happened near Davis, CA while on a trip. I will never forget sitting up in the water and watching my right foot fall over to the right...
    morgal48 morgal48
    66-70, M
    1 Response Dec 19, 2014

    My Broken And Dislocated Ankle.

    About a month ago I broke my tib/fib, fractured my foot, and dislocated my ankle. I did this by jumping over a 4 ft fence and landing on my ankle with all my weight while it was rolled over. I was so terrified that my bone was sticking out, but thankfully it wasn't. I had surgery...
    Rachelh25 Rachelh25
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2013

    On the 2nd of June I slipped down 3 stairs

    and broke my right tib and fib. I also had a very bad dislocation on-top of the break. (basically my toes were facing the ground) I was taken into hospital about 45 minutes after I had my accident and on the way I was pumped full of 3 different medications and once fully relaxed...
    goldbey goldbey
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2015
    painfulwedgiegirl painfulwedgiegirl
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2014

    My Vespa Accident

    I was driving my Vespa to the hiking trail at a local mountain park in September 2011 and I was T boned by an elderly driver at a stop light, my left leg was crushed and I spend almost two weeks in hospital. I had multiple fractures including my femur, massive tissue damage and...
    Carolflc Carolflc
    1 Response Jul 19, 2013

    Hit By A Truck Only Broke My Tibia-fibula

    On October 3rd I Got hit by a truck while crossing the street. As i crossed the street i saw the car coming at me, i jump back. im in the air but i was to late. The truck hits my right leg, I blank out. once i hit the ground i feel the all familiar feeling of a broken bone.The...
    Squid5518 Squid5518
    18-21, M
    Apr 21, 2013

    Haven't broken leg yet

    but feel like I just did :( but think I bruised the bone instead :(
    Smurfette1 Smurfette1
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Jun 21, 2015
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