In June of 2005, I was involved in a golf cart accident in which I received a compound fracture of my upper left femur. Lots of complications, involving accelerated bone growth around the damaged hip as well as sepsis. I still find it virtually impossible to bend my left leg and must use mechanical devices to put on sox, underpants & trousers. While I am always at least 3 on a scale of 10 on the 'pain' register, and picking up dropped items is virtually an impossibility, I take no pain bills, etc and try to live with the problem. The Doctor advises that I should have a full left hip replacement - but - have some 'heart' issues that have put that option on the back burner for now. Hopefully, with a clean bill of health, hope to have the issue resolved next spring (2012). Does any of this sound familiar to someone?Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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