Bone Healing

Kathy on December 20th, 2008

Day #12 of the “Diet Within a Diet” – Goal: To lose 5 pounds in 21 days while continuing to build bone! I weighed in at 114.8, down almost a pound from yesterday even though I enjoyed a healthy dessert last night! Here’s what I ate today: Breakfast:   Scrambled egg, slice of bacon, tomato, 2 […]

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Today was my last visit with Dr. White because…my shoulder fracture is healed and mobility is nearing 100%! Dr. White did have some words of advice as he sent me on my way.  Continued stretching, he said, is essential over the next year.  He suggested finding a door in my house that is strongly hinged […]

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Kathy on August 29th, 2008

What an exciting visit today with Dr. White to review the progress of my shoulder fracture! The shoulder x-ray showed complete healing of all four breaks! Then, Dr. White moved my arm around to test for current range of motion and was quite pleased with my progress. He said that four more weeks of physical […]

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Kathy on July 30th, 2008

Today’s visit to the orthopedic specialist yielded terrific news: The x-ray of my shoulder revealed that the shoulder fractures have healed! The doctor said I no longer need the sling or the swath, and I am to begin physical therapy right away. My left arm has very little strength or range of motion after having […]

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