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I Have Had To Be On Crutches

I have had the experince of using crutches 129 People

    Crutches Changed My Life...

    Hi, i had one or two experiences with crutches! first of all, when i was about 10 i was climbing up the big apple tree in my back garden when i slipped on one of the branches. i had to have a cast on my right leg and crutches. i really didn't want to go to school but my parents...
    caldoras caldoras 31-35, F Jan 25, 2011

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    Back On Crutches With A Cast On My Leg

    Damn. My injured foot has been giving me trouble, now I am in a plaster cast, and will be on crutches again for maybe another month or more.
    barefootshirtless barefootshirtless 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    Recovery

    About 18 months ago i was on crutches for 8 weeks following a sporting accident in which i ruptured an achilles tendon.  Even after the cast came off i thought that i'd never get back to wearing my heels again.  i was wrong  - the tendon on my left ankle is thicker than the...
    teather teather 46-50 1 Response Feb 9, 2011

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    So Did I.

    When I was about 10 years old I went through a glass door that was shut in my face on purpose and I didn't stop in time. Glass and blood everywhere as my left leg at my shin was sliced open and I could feel the cold going into my leg. I was in hospital for a few weeks and many...
    RobynTheBeautiful RobynTheBeautiful 41-45 5 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    What Are The Best Crutches To Use For Travelling?

    I am using underam ones which I find so much more practical for carrying things, and they are really good for being able to lean on them and keeping my hands free. The only problem with them is they often chafe the top of my ribs so my doctor suggested I go shirtless, which...
    barefootshirtless barefootshirtless 41-45, M Mar 12, 2013

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    Ouch!

    About 2 years ago at school I was so skinny my bones broke ever time I fell over, but that day was worse I was on the trampoline how fun was this but I did not have a net so I jumped so high I lost my griping and landed in the tree then fell on the grass and broke not one not two...
    sophie13 sophie13 13-15, F Jul 27, 2010

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    I Have Been On Crutches

    I have been on crutches more than a couple of times. You would think that with the modern day developments they could improve the comfort of the damn things. They have made ergonomic keyboards and chairs and other things to make them more comfortable to use, but crutches have and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    Is Anyone Else Still On Crutches?

    I am back on crutches again. How many others out there are still having to get around on them?
    barefootshirtless barefootshirtless 41-45, M Jan 1, 2013

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    It Was Funny !

    I could poke people from farther away ! And my arms worked out ! Just walking around with tem was so much fun !
    Inoue Inoue 18-21, F Apr 6, 2010

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    Crutches

    it was a few years ago when i lived in fla. Iwas ridding the city bus , I gotten on the bus trying to get up the stairsI fell going up the bus stairs , so i didnt think much of it and at the womensshelter i had to sleep on the top bunk i fell comming down the bed i said damniam...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    My Cp And Crutches

    I'm new to writing stories and not really sure if anyone will be interested. I was born with cerebral palsy, spastic diplegia. It took me longer than most kids, but eventually I learnt to walk. My problem is that I don't have proper control of my legs. When I'm standing still you...
    steffylegs steffylegs 26-30, F May 25, 2012

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    Three Times

    I was on crutches in grade school for several weeks with a severely sprained ankle, 8 weeks in high school when I broke my leg and once in college when I tore the ligaments in another ankle.  If nothing else it's a good way to build upper body strength.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 7, 2010

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