With having FA and falling more, we are prone to more injuries. The other day, I broke my thumb doing some thing I regularly do.
Now, usually a broken finger isn’t a big deal but with how much I rely on using my wrist and hands to compensate for my unstable legs. Now, I have to find an adaptation that will suit me best when walking.
Things like gripping my walker is extremely difficult, I am also a tapper. Meaning I use things around my house to push off of and give me leverage when moving from room to room.
I cannot do this with my left arm being in a cast. It jeopardizes injuring my rest and that some thing I don’t want.
When I comes to injuries that are more serious, how do you handle these situations? Do you have any advice for someone trying to navigate life with a cast and FA?
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