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6 ways to keep a positive attitude even on crutches

Posted by Brooke Williams

HOW_TO_KEEP_A_POSITVE_ATTITUDE_EVEN_WHENBeing on crutches in the winter is hard. It’s hard to get out. It’s hard to do the things you need and want to do. It’s just hard! But as a mom, you’ve been through hard stages before. And you’ve made it out the other side with a smile on your face. With a little extra effort, you can do the same thing this time around. Here are some ways to keep a positive attitude while you are recovering on crutches.

 

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How to Beat the Winter Blues as you Recover after Surgery

Posted by Brooke Williams

BEAT_WINTER_BLUES_REOVER_SURGERYIf you are prone to a case of the winter blues, this year will be even harder since you have to recovery from your foot or ankle surgery and are stranded on one foot with only crutches to help you get around. It will take some focus and effort to ward off the winter blues, but if you follow these steps, you can do it!

 

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5 Options to crutches on snow and ice

Posted by Brooke Williams

5_Options_Crutches_Snow__IceYou’re on crutches this winter. There’s nothing you can do about it. You simply have to live with it and make the most of it. While it would be safest to stay at home all winter long, you know holing up would drive you crazy. Plus, you have to get to your grandkids activities! Crutches and snow and ice are not a good mix, but the good news is, you have options! Here are a few options to crutches that are much safer when it comes to traveling on the snow and ice.

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5 Winter Survival Tips for Foot Surgery Recovery

Posted by Brooke Williams

Winter_Survival_Tips_after_Foot_SurgeryIt’s hard to hole up in your house, even during the winter months. You want to go go go all of the time and when your movements are limited because of foot surgery recovery, you have to hold yourself back. Not only do you have to pass on some of your regular activities, but some of the normal, everyday things you have to do are just harder. Use these winter survival tips to help you get through foot surgery recovery during the colder months.

 

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4 Reasons a Knee Scooter Works Better on Snow and Ice

Posted by Brooke Williams

5_REASONS_A_KNEE_SCOOTER_WORKS_BETTERThere was no avoiding it. You had to have the foot surgery. The good thing about having it during the winter months is that you don’t have to miss summer activities like swimming and sports. The bad thing is that you have to try to get out in the snow and ice. Crutches can help, but they can also be very dangerous. Luckily, the Knee Scooter is a viable option for mobility…even in snowy, icy conditions! Here are four reasons why the Knee Scooter works better on snow and ice.

 

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