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Why do my hands and armpits hurt while using crutches?

Being injured is the pits!  (Pun intended.)You have been using crutches for over a week.  You are starting to feel like you can be more active every day, but there is one thing holding you back.  You now have a

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Doing Household Chores with an Injury

One of the biggest adjustments with an injury is learning to accept your limitations.  Typically, we recommend your only job while recovering is to rest and heal, which means letting others do chores and/or hiring people.  But, we recognize that

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Helping Someone Live With an Injury

  Throughout our lives many of us may have lived with a sprain or some minor aches and pains. But, having surgery and/or breaking a bone and navigating life with a cast, boot, crutches, etc. is very different.  After my

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Cooking While Injured

You’re injured, possibly recovering from surgery, and your only job now is to rest and recover.  Your days are filled with elevating your leg, propping up your arm on pillows, staying on top of your pain medications, having friends and

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