I Wore A Body Cast

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 People

    Bad Accident

    I was 12. I was riding down a taxi into the junction with my mother. Suddenly, a pickup truck slammed into the passenger side of the car, the car rolled 4 times. I blacked out. I woke up 2 days later, in the hospital in a full body cast. The body cast was in 2 segments, a double...
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    2 Responses Apr 12, 2013

    Life In A Body Brace

    I am so moved by every bodies stories on here it gives me strength. I have to wear a body restraint brace covering me from head to toe and I hate it
    Chriss10 Chriss10
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 17, 2012

    Halo And Shoulder Spica

    When I was 7, I was involved in a bad car accident and I broke my neck, lower back, and all the bones in my right arm and shoulder as well as 3 ribs. I was in a halo brace and a shoulder spica cast, which was a cast from waist to collarbone and encased my entire right arm and a...
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    1 Response May 25, 2013

    I did wear a body cast

    after my accident which you can read since I wrote an experience on it. I've actually been in 6 different body casts since February of this year. Now I'm only in a hard back brace that is connected to my neck brace and I also wear a leg brace. It's quite a struggle doing daily...
    emma785 emma785
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 29, 2015

    When I was 14 I was in bike accident with a

    friend (Bart). When we were driving our bikes downhill very fast, a car hit us from the back and we blacked out. When I woke up I remeber feeling very dizzy. I wanted to move but I couldnt. I discoverd that I was in various braces and bandages all over my body. Bart was too...
    teddybeer2345 teddybeer2345
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2015

    Yes, again I am in a body cast due to many

    issues with my back due to my accident back in February (you can also read that experience where I went more in depth) anyway I'm writing this because there is this guy who comes and takes really good care of me but I'm not sure if he likes me or not.. I've known him for a while...
    emma785 emma785
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2015

    Life In A Body Cast

    Before I spent the rest of my childhood years in a neck stretching modified Milwaukee brace, the first two years aged 8 to 10 years was in a body cast from my buttocks to and including my head. I had a quite severe scoliosis affecting my whole spine, but mostly high up in my...
    prouler prouler
    6 Responses Mar 27, 2010

    I was hit by a car 3 days

    before my 15th birthday. I didn't remember the accident, all I knew was that I woke up 2 days later in hospital. My mom was with me (my parents are divorced) and she was so happy that I woke up. I was in a gigantic hip spica cast, it had 2 wooden bars between my ankles and my...
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    4 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    Hi everyone! My name is Emma

    and I would like to share my experience briefly for you all. This may be all over the place since I'm new to this app. Yes I know it may seem crazy but I wore a full body cast. I got into a major accident while helping rebuild a house. I was on the roof and feel all the way down...
    emma785 emma785
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 26, 2015

    12 Weeks In A Body Cast

    My body cast story began when I was 14 years old and  I was hit by a car. The car's bumper hit me in the thighs breaking both of my femurs. I was to spend a week on traction and then get a cast. The week in traction was miserable and I couldn't wait to get get into a cast.The...
    sb1963 sb1963
    3 Responses May 14, 2012

    3 times in my life I have had to wear a cast,

    first time I was 5 years old and my foster parents were abusive. They pushed me down a set of stairs and I broke my pelvis in 3 places, both femurs and my wrist. I was expecting 2 long leg casts and a short arm cast but I was very surprised to wake after surgery to find the cast...
    Ninjalambo Ninjalambo
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2014

    I jumped into a ditch

    that was way deeper than I thought . Broke my leg in a bunch of places and was put in a 1.5 hip spica.
    JDLC76 JDLC76
    41-45, M
    Nov 23, 2015
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