Psychological Distress Associated with Severe Lower-Limb Injury
It was hypothesized that a substantial proportion of patients who sustain a severe lower-limb injury will report serious psychological distress...
What You Should Know
The PDR Family Guide Encyclopedia of Medical Care section on Broken Legs...
Sports medicine and orthopedic surgery
Some pretty gory pics of ORIF surgery, but you'll get a better idea of what your surgery was like. They have good x-rays of normal, fractured and fixed legs too.
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Orthopaedic Web Links
A catalog of the Orthopaedic Internet.
Online PT Exercises
Thanks to member, Lori! Here are online visuals of exercises you can do at home (once you have your doctor's ok!)
A gateway to orthopaedic information on the Internet.
Orthopedic Internet Directory
A huge list of Orthopedic related sites...
Internet Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Trauma
For those with knee injuries.
Bone Fracture & Injury
Simple clear description of what a fracture is and the different types of fractures.
A cover to keep your cast dry while you shower...
"For the fashion, comfort and healing of broken bones" - with lot's of information and products for all ages.
Products to help you get around...
XeroSox Waterproof Covers
Designed by a surgeon, the XeroSox cast, bandage and prosthesis protector creates the patented waterproof vacuum seal with a built-in hand pump. By simply squeezing the air out, the patient or medical professional removes the air from the XeroSox, creating a vacuum, making the perfect leakproof seal.
Crutch covers and bags.
Waterproof cast padding...