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Aaron
Started 26 May 2004. TIB/FIB FX (surgery)
Why I don't like in-line skating - sub-trochanter femur FX...

Aaron_B
Started 4 Nov 2010
We were about 10 minutes into a 5 a side football game at Exeter University...

Aaron_F
Started 14 Feb 2010
One of the things that needed doing was installing a 1 ton dampner...

Aaron_H
Started 5 May 2013
I had the great idea of taking my friend ice skating...

Aaron_J
Started 9 Jul 2004
As I was talking and having a good time, I decided to sit on the railing of my balcony...

Aaron_S
Started 2 May 2011
Hard to believe this can happen from falling down 4 carpeted steps...

Abby
Started 10 Feb 2008
In the beginning, I was fairly whole...

Adam
Started 3 Sep 2003
A car ran a stop sign...

Adam2
Started 20 Sep 2006
We were in the middle of the scrimmage we do right before we go home, and I say to my self...

Adam3
Started 7 Nov 2010
Frustrated that I can't smoke up I decide I'll drink the entire bottle of spiced rum in one go...

Adam_D
Started 17 Aug 2011
In my head I imagined that it would be cool to slide across the mopped floor...

Adam_G
Started 3 Jun 2007
As I was running down the hill I tried to make a sharp turn to the right on the wet pavement...

Adena
Started 21 Jan 2004
All was well until the last race of the day...

Adri
Started 5 Mar 2009
A car out of no where cuts us off...

Adria
Started 16 Mar 2002. TIB spiral/FIB FX, (surgery with HW)
"My leg is broken" she said. I really hoped she was wrong...

Adrian
Started 7 Jul 2010
Ninth day paragliding in the Himalayas...

Adrian2
Started 6 Jul 2011
Me and my little brother Kyle wanted to take a bike ride...

Adrienne
Started 8 Jun 2002. TIB/FIB FX torn ligaments (2 surgeries with HW)
I had given blood the day before...

Aggie
Started 6 Apr 2003. TIB FX (surgery with HW)
I headed down the cellar steps with my 17 year old dog in my arms and slipped...

Ahmad
Started 27 Nov 2013
It was my second game of the season, for the JV soccer team...

Aimee
Started 17 Mar 2008
I never knew how perilous ice skating was till I crashed this past Valentine's Day...

Al
Started 2 Oct 2005
I couldn't count how many times I have jumped up onto, and down from the pump control panel of our fire truck...

Alan
Started 6 Jan 2006. TIB/FIB FX spiral, right leg
I broke my left tib and fib after a nasty accidental collision on the football pitch ...

Alan_B
Started 17 Apr 2011
I had completed the first 12 miles through some rough terrain...

Alejandro
Started 2 Aug 2010
My 10 year old daughter wanted to go ice skating because she received a coupon in school and it was really a bargain...

Alex
Started 14 Jan 2004
I always try to avoid riding at night, but that night seemed relatively harmless ...

Alex2
Started 25 Jul 2006
I looked all directions and saw an SUV coming up to the stop sign. It was doing about the speed limit and I figured it was going to stop...

Alexis
Started 21 Mar 2003. TIB spiral/FIB FX, (surgery with HW)
It had been nearly a month since we had a decent accumulation of snow, so I decided to forego a trip to Vegas for a nice day on the mountain...

Alexis_H
Started 19 Mar 2007
I slipped on some rubbish and fell down 6 stairs on my way into a London tube station...

Alexis_K
Started 22 Mar 2012
I went to the Lake District, had a fantastic time, hiked up the highest mountain in England...

Alex_B
Started 31 Jan 2006
January 16 2006 was like any other day in Hawaii...

Alex_E
Started 21 Apr 2005
On the third day of my summer coaching job I went on my break (pun not intended) and was challenged by about thirty 12 year old kids to take them on in a match alongside some of my other colleagues...

Alex_W
Started 30 Nov 2011
I broke my leg falling off a ladder onto concrete in 2008. Then a week ago, I was on a trampoline...

Alfred
Started 28 Apr 2006
I fell from a ladder...

Ali
Started 20 Jan 2010
It was too icy and I already had too much speed...

Alice
Started 22 Mar 2012
I was in a head on collision on the A4 road with a lorry...

Alicia
Started 30 Apr 2007
I live on an old twisty country back road, which means you have no room for error...

Alicia_B
Started 7 Aug 2011
At a family party, we were on the trampoline and my boyfriend kept trying to knock me over, "for a joke"...

Alison
Started 4 Oct 2004
I remember looking at my leg and being relieved that it didn't look like it was bent in an abnormal direction...

Alison_B
Started 8 Dec 2008
My husband and I were hit by a car that cut us off...

Alison_H
Started 25 Sep 2006
A ball was thrown on the trampoline and I landed on it...

Alison_Q
Started 30 Sep 2010
My husband threw the ball, my dog spun round and ran into me at full pelt while chasing it...

Alison_R
Started 19 Jul 2006
I actually made it all the way down to the landing...

Alison_T
Started 31 Jul 2005
We came toward a sharp bend and a car coming in the other direction on the wrong side of the road hit us head on...

Allan
Started 16 May 2006
I left my home in Southern California on my motorcycle and began a two-year journey riding around the world. But in Bolivia I came to a stop...

Allen
Started 19 May 2001. FIB FX (surgery with HW)
I was running up a hill at a weird angle...

Allie
Started 25 Apr 2010
I decided to jump on the trampoline with my sister...

Allison
Started 10 Sep 2007. TIB/FIB spiral FX, (surgery with HW)
I do know a woman who broke her leg in three places auditioning for the Texas Rollergirls...

Alok
Started 16 Oct 2004
And here I was, insisting on going on my motorcycle...

Alyson
Started 28 Dec 2004
It was really slippery from the dew and as I was mounting the bar for my last repitition...

Alyson_P
Started 7 Oct 2012
While camping on vacation my hubby & I decided to go for a bike ride...

Al_T
Started 14 Nov 2005
I was in the crosswalk, had the light to cross, and a car came down...

Amanda
Started 19 Mar 2005
I decided to go for a hack on my horse and since it was such a nice night I put my trainers on instead of riding boots...

Amanda2
Started 27 Nov 2007
I fell down a hill...

Amanda3
Started 13 Dec 2008
I went to go try a "kid safe" horse out for my daughters...

Amanda4
Started 21 Feb 2010
We do a couple runs on the easy slope then we go up to the top and take the medium trails down...

Amanda_A
Started 4 Jun 2009
On Mothers Day I was out hiking with my boyfriend...

Amanda_B
Started 15 May 2012
My fiance and I were on vacation in Key West and we decided to do a jet ski tour...

Amanda_L
Started 25 Feb 2009
It wasn't hard to tell what happened by the extremely loud CRACK...

Amanda_S
Started 2 Jul 2010
I was walking down my moms driveway...

Amber
Started 22 May 2005
Recently my DH (devoted husband) was on a 4 wheeling trip...

Amber_P
Started 24 Feb 2012
It was New Year's and I was hanging out with a couple friends...

Ambsss
Started 28 Jul 2009
I woke up in the middle of the night to use the washroom, located up stairs...

Amy
Started 28 Mar 2002. TIB FX (surgery with HW)
I didn't vault high enough, and started sliding back down...

Amy2
Started 27 Feb 2007
As I was headed back down the stairs to my office in the basement, with my arms loaded with rubbish...

Amy3
Started 6 Jun 2007
It was the first really nice, warm day in a very long time and a day to be outside...

Amy_B
Started 23 Jun 2005
We were walking in the back entrance of Days Inn when all of a sudden I tripped over something...

Amy_G
Started 9 Feb 2007
It was lightly snowing...

Amy_H
Started 2 Jul 2007. TIB/FIB FX both legs
I was walking through a friend's yard at dusk in my new sandals. These were great sandals, about 3" off the ground...

Amy_P
Started 21 Oct 2007
It was a cool evening, and my dog, Dino was pretty wound up...

Amy_S
Started 25 Nov 2004
I got on the slide, and as it was wet, thought it would go super slow...

Ana
Started 20 Jun 2009. TIB plateau FX (no surgery)
I love ice-skating it is all I ever do...

Andi
Started 23 Aug 2004
My 14 year old daughter has a left process fracture of her talus. She did this while practicing a dance for her recital...

Andrea
Started 5 Aug 2004. TIB plateau FX
The park was dessert so we allowed our two large and powerful dogs of the leash to enjoy a run...

Andrea2
Started 30 Nov 2011
I was doing some house work up on a ladder...

Andrea_C
Started 22 Aug 2007
We went to Bridle Veil Falls and it was a great hike up...

Andrea_H
Started 12 May 2014
This year I started a fitness routine that has me the fittest and strongest I've ever been which is why I decided it was time to buy a horse...

Andrea_R
Started 28 Aug 2007
I got my right leg back and freed my left leg from the stirrup and jumped...

Andrew
Started 3 Apr 2004. TIB/FIB FX, (no surgery)
Chico State kicked the ball to one of my teammates who then passed the ball to me...

Andrew2
Started 19 Feb 2009
I twisted my leg in a hole at a bachelor party at my hunting club...

Andrew3
Started 30 Jun 2011
It was the first full day of my summer vacation...

Andrew_C
Started 2 May 2007
I was riding a Gator (one of those golf cart on steroids things) around the farm where I live...

Andrew_G
Started 9 Feb 2007
My inside edge of my right skate dug in the ice twisting my right leg as I went down...

Andrew_L
Started 7 Mar 2008
It was great to read everyone else's tales of crack and twist, but I couldn't find any other leg breakers who did it surfing so here's my tale...

Andrew_P
Started 4 Mar 2012
I broke my leg at school playing basketball...

Andrew_Q
Started 23 Jul 2011
I was in a motorcycle accident, hit from behind by a tractor trailer...

Andrew_S
Started 24 Apr 2006
I'm walking in front of my car, and out of the corner of my eye I see the lights of a car going in reverse...

Andrew_T
Started 13 Apr 2011
In my backyard, I have a cool oak tree...

Andy
Started 17 Feb 2002. TIB/FIB FX left leg
On the last day of my twenties...

Andy_B
Started 2 Jul 2007
I was heading out of town to visit a friend on my KTM 200EXC...

Andy_D
Started 15 Apr 2009
Just putting another banner up to the poles as beforet on ankle....

Andy_J
Started 11 Aug 2004
I decided to go kick a football around outside for a bit, as my legs were stiff from not being used much that day...

Andy_R
Started 22 Jan 2008
I went into my basement to get laundry and just missed the bottom step...

Ang
Started 31 May 2011
3 steps, a cat and a handful of dresses...

Angel
Started 13 Oct 2003
I did an about face to try to catch something falling off of the kitchen table...

Angel2
Started 17 Jan 2011
My husband and I made our way to the world's largest indoor mountain bike park...

Angela
Started 13 Sep 2005. TIB FX
I was leaving work from a 12hr night shift, wearing my beloved clogs...

Angela_N
Started 25 Jan 2009
I need to go into my medical history for this story to make sense...

Angie2
Started 7 Dec 2007
A truck pulled out across my lane...

Angie_B2
Started 24 Nov 2013
Well it's certainly been a while since the accident, and since I was last on here but the merry-go-round hasn't stopped yet...

Angie_C
Started 20 Nov 2005
I missed a step coming off the porch and broke my ankle...

Angie_G
Started 17 Dec 2007
My husband and I were in a motorcycle accident...

Anita
Started 10 Apr 2002. TIB plateau FX (surgery) (HW removed 03)
When I was in grade three I won an award for this poem...

Ann
Started 17 May 2004
My broken leg starts April 16 and reads like a comedy of errors...

Anna
Started 12 Nov 2003. TIB FX (surgery with HW) right leg
I was walking between the two cars to get in the passenger side when I heard a car skid...

Annanouska
Started 25 Mar 2007
I am inclined to think that I slipped on my sock...

Anna_S
Started 27 Jan 2010
I slipped on the ice in a parking lot...

Anne
Started 7 Jul 2005. TIB/FIB spiral compound, (surgery with HW)
I broke my fibula last Wednesday while walking my 15 year old dog - a big floppy eared yellow lab...

AnneMarie_E
Started 27 Sep 2010
I was on holiday at a beautiful, remote location in northern Ontario (Camp Manitou - boat access only)...

Annette
Started 14 Sep 2004
I was at work washing a bus in preparation for the new school year...

Annie
Started 25 Mar 2005
Out the front door I went, dressed for snow conditions in heavy boots, warm pants, sweater, jacket, wool hat, gloves, all of it...

Annie_L
Started 17 Jan 2011
It was a lovely cold clear day and my friend Sharon and I decided to walk our dogs together across the fields near our houses...

Ann_B
Started 6 May 2005
Friends have asked teasingly if I was just trying to get out of unpacking...

Ann_G
Started 8 Jan 2014
I broke my right leg in 3 places in a pretty scary car accident...

Ann_P
Started 11 Jul 2004
It seemed so easy on the trampoline...

Ann_W
Started 24 Mar 2011
I was in a bit of a rush so did not eat lunch that day...

Anthony
Started 10 Mar 2002. TIB/FIB FX (surgery with HW)
I didnít get a strike but rather a gutter ball...

Anthony_D
Started 6 Nov 2003. TIB FX compound (surgery with HW)
I was driving recklessly on a curvy and deadly road. Many people have wrecked on this road, and if they didnít die, then they probably came pretty close to it. I myself was lucky...

Anton
Started 17 Dec 2003
I'm 57 years old and 4 months and one week ago, I fractured my left fibula...

April
Started 26 Mar 2009
I had slid on my favorite pair of flat black shoes...

April_H
Started 4 Oct 2009
I was vacationing on a California beach. Had only been there for an hour or so when a four foot wave knocked me over...

Ari
Started 9 Sep 2007
I was hit by a van and thrown about 20 feet...

Aris
Started 14 Jun 2004
I was playing basketball with friends from work when the ball run out the basketball court over a guardrail...

Arlen
Started 11 Nov 2004. FIB FX spiral (no surgery) left leg
I stepped off a 15 inch deck...

Arlo
Started 10 Oct 2005
My Mum has never really liked the idea of me riding motorbikes...

Arly71
Started 26 Sep 2011
I had a car accident resulting in...

Arunkumar
Started 14 Feb 2013
I was riding my bike to the office...

Ashlee_H
Started 7 Aug 2011
My feet basically got tangled in themselves...

Ashleigh
Started 4 Dec 2013
It was cold and rainy outside but I decided that I didn't feel like cooking supper and wanted to run out and grab some take-out...

Ashley
Started 27 Sep 2010
I've never been much of a risk taker...

Ashley2
Started 24 Aug 2011
I broke my ankle on Tuesday...

AshleyDawn
Started 24 Aug 2011
Itís not a lack of visitors...

Ashley_L
Started 28 Jul 2011
I broke my fibula from one morning running in the park...

Audrey
Started 6 Jan 2005
I started by stringing lights around the living room, so we stood on a table to reach...

Audrey_L
Started 22 Feb 2011
It was a gorgeous day here in NC and I headed outside with my 2 fur-kids for a romp in the yard...

Aundrea
Started 8 Apr 2010
I just thought I would go for a nice run on a beautiful Sunday Morning...

Auria
Started 29 Jul 2009
My injuries occured in May and I am still in a plaster type cast...

Avrille
Started 12 Aug 2005
I thought that nowdays a bunionectomy could be relatively minor...

A_C
Started 28 Jun 2009
I decided to paint over the caulked areas and remembering my wife's cautionary advice...

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