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Broke my arm, looking for your day to day one-armed tips
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[quote:SewDucky:MV8yMDQ0MzQ1XzM0MzUzNTk3X0FBRUYwQjg1] As to the atrophying, when my cast got off as an adult, my doc told me to make an effort to use the arm. Lift groceries, books, anything about 5-10 lbs for about a month, don't overdo it, but use it more then you usually do. I'm left handed and broke my right the last time, most of just day to day stuff kept the arm from getting too bad after. [/quote]
So, I was herding some squabbling cats apart, slipped on my hardwood floor and landed hard enough to break my arm a couple of days ago. Fortunately, it is not my dominant arm.
I have found tons of sites talking about the care of the cast, care of the break, itch and pain management- but few tips on doing day to day things.
I'm sure over tiime I will adapt to it but I thought perhaps some of you would have things you figured out during a similar injury that you might share.
Thank you in advance!
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