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Old 08-27-2018, 07:09 PM
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Jim Cook Jim Cook is offline
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That is good news.
I'm glad that you are mending, and have a plan that should yield positive healing results.
It sounds like you're ready to get started with the exercises that will build and strengthen your muscle and ligament tissue while you're waiting on the bones to mend.

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Old 08-28-2018, 04:50 AM
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Thanks for keeping us posted . Hoping the healing and rehab goes well.

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Old 08-28-2018, 07:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Jim Cook View Post
Last year, I had x-rays for something else, and the radiologist pointed to the x-ray and said, "When did you break your neck? It was a long time ago."
Funny I had that exact discussion 15 years ago with a Dr. I did mine skiing though.

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Jim, the doc would have had you taking a break from riding for sure.

Good news is that I had an X-ray on the leg last week - the bone is now healing and the surgeon says it should be good to take impact exercise by the end of the year. The wrist is going to have a bone graft and pin but I'll have to wait to get that done - after 10 months a few more weeks won't hurt - and that should be ready about the same time.

For now i need to keep on with the physio and rebuild the muscles.
Thanks for keeping us posted. Good thing you have a path forward. Keep pushing.

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Old 12-04-2018, 10:46 PM
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I broke my femur in a motorcycle vs car crash over 35 years ago. I had the pin removed 3 years after it was put in and went on to own and operate a mechanic shop for 20 years, professionally drive a race car and play and coach competitive tennis. I took a long break from riding motorcycles and it's one of the biggest regrets of my life. Everyone has to make their own choices so I'm certainly not trying to tell you what to do but if you think you might want to ride when you get better it would be wise to borrow a friends bike and take it for a spin. You will know pretty quick if it's for you. I stayed off bikes for over 25 years and I was on a friends wave runner running across a lake on a windy day and it reminded me of attacking a woop section on a dirt bike. When I got in the car to go home I told my wife I needed to buy a dirt bike asap. Hopefully you make a full recovery and are able to do what you want to do.
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