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X-ray and Aspiration

After what felt like an eternity of talking to what seemed like a brick wall, I suddenly made a breakthrough. I’d been telling both the Orthopaedic and Infection Teams that I was in a lot of pain, I’d had some puss discharge from the original abscess hole, been going backwards with how much I could […]

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Infection update

Yesterday morning was the follow up appointment with my GP. I booked in on the screen but it said it was unable to book me in and I had to speak to reception. The receptionist told me my GP was off sick and asked if anyone had tried to contact me. I told her that […]

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Is it socket success?

Today I was back to see Lynne (my prosthetist) for another early appointment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, she hadn’t ready my blog so wasn’t ready for today’s bombshell of ‘I still can’t get the leg on’. As predicted the last option was to use a bag, or an Arion Easy-Proth Donning Sleeve to be more exact. […]

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Socket update

On Wednesday I was with Lynne (my prosthetist) and at the end of the session I managed to get my stump in the socket with the new air release hole she had made in it. Why is it then that when I’m at home I can’t get fully into it? May be I get more […]

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A ‘Hole’ different socket

Today I was up at a sparrows fart to be at Addenbrooke’s Hospital by 08:00 to see Lynne (my prosthetist). Thankfully she had read my blog and knew that I couldn’t get the prosthesis on. She said it was good to have read it as it gave her time to think of a plan. Thankfully […]

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Déjà vu!

Yesterday we sprung forward into British Summer Time, right now I would be happy to just take a step. Saturday was the first day of wearing the prosthesis with the hole in the liner, what can I say? Déjà vu! Yet again I couldn’t get the stump fully in the socket. My train of thought […]

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