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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #80 on: June 23, 2016, 07:28:14 am »
:imaposer:


Op n semi ernsige noot, ek wonder hoe kom daai bruise daar? Deur my bike trouser, windscreen dit gedoen? Of spieltjie daalk?

Who knows
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #81 on: June 23, 2016, 07:30:05 am »
i know that brace well,
wore mine for 6 months.
spend time,  while you cannot ride,  doing your physio.
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #82 on: June 23, 2016, 07:57:42 am »
I which hospital are you?

From your pics and posts, I am quite impressed with the facilities and care that you are getting there in Zim - much better than what I would have expected.

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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #83 on: June 23, 2016, 08:07:06 am »
I which hospital are you?

From your pics and posts, I am quite impressed with the facilities and care that you are getting there in Zim - much better than what I would have expected.

Strongs with the recovery.

Yeah, the facilities and care you are getting, looks pretty cool and of a good standard!
I am in Zambia, and I know there are some very good (Private) Care / Facilities here, but the government ones are SHOCKING!

Also, if you don't mind me asking, what Medical Aid / Insurance do you have in Zim that would cover your operation and care?

So glad to see you are OK! It could have been so much worse......I always laugh when I am back home in SA and people moan and complain about the state of the taxis and the trucks in SA, I just think.......BITCH PLEASE.........   :biggrin: :biggrin:

Heal soon!!!

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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #84 on: June 23, 2016, 09:24:08 am »
Ek sou se, op 'n baie ernstige nood, dit was moer naby aan jou Tools

Toema hy voel hulle nie meer nie want hy sit op hulle terwyl hy ry, glo n S10 ding >:D

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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #85 on: June 23, 2016, 09:28:51 am »
Sterkte 0012
 

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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #86 on: June 23, 2016, 01:58:11 pm »
Okay first I woke up in Chinoremba clinic, got a tetanus shot and some sugar water there, that's government place, friendly peeps but zero facilities.


Then I went to Borrowdale trauma centre where I got the CT scans, MRI and xrays. Man that place is like 5star luxury, wayyyy better than Stellenbosch Mediclinic (only other hosp ive stayed in).

Then i got released, the op was done as an outpatient procedure at West End Clinic, baie average facilities but the operating theatre looks good.

The surgeon spends some of his time in zim and the rest operating in UK, weet nie of dit n goeie of slegte ding is nie, but he videos it all so i think he lectures a bit too.

My medical aid is Alliance Health comprehensive plus, one of the perks that came with my job offer, it covers me throughout southern africa incl RSA and even india if i needed to buy a spare part  ;)


All in all not a bad experience hospital wise.
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #87 on: June 23, 2016, 02:00:45 pm »
Ek sou se, op 'n baie ernstige nood, dit was moer naby aan jou Tools

Toema hy voel hulle nie meer nie want hy sit op hulle terwyl hy ry, glo n S10 ding >:D

Sterkte met die herstel en doen wat die fisio sÍ al maak dit seer.



Hahahagagagaga

Chris ekt die seat uitgesort so 3 weke terug so ek was net net besig om gevoel terug te kry in die area....
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #88 on: June 23, 2016, 02:02:42 pm »
Vra een van daai nice Nursies om Arnica salfies in te smeer vir jou .  :biggrin:


Ek sal jou en Ganjora se raad biki meng en die REGTE fisio soek, dan is 6maande dalk n biki aan die kort kant      >:D
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #89 on: June 23, 2016, 02:27:22 pm »
WOW, bly dit gaan redelik goed met jou. Sterkte.
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #90 on: June 23, 2016, 04:41:50 pm »
Like Ganjora says put the effort into the physio when the time comes. Its hard work but its worth it. Been there done that... That brace is very familier....

Otherwise you all good!!
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #91 on: June 23, 2016, 09:32:54 pm »
Okay I was under for about 4 hours, PCL fixed with 2 massive screws, then he put in a small camera to check the rest of the knee out, fixed some cartledge, ACL also needed some attention. Doc is happy now so I can begin recovery, which is great  ;D

Sorry bout the hospital rokkie overshare but check that inner leg bruise  :lol8:

So my knee broke but the rest of my body feels like it was mauled by a buffalo, okay at least a big bush pig, so me hobbling along on crutch is a funny sight  :3some:


I recognize the physio...you should be ok!
 

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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #92 on: June 23, 2016, 09:48:17 pm »
 :sip: Glad you're ok, and the good news is that you only have to straighten the sten's handlebar and buff the few scratches out with rubbing compound, hey?
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #93 on: June 29, 2016, 12:33:05 pm »
CT scan of the knee before surgery.

Xray of the knee with cobalt chromium screws (taken today a week ago)

It was a PCL surgery to re attach the little piece of bone but more importantly the ligaments.

Unfortunately the surgery has left me with numbness in the sole of my right foot.
The ortho says the numbness is due to having moved nerves around during the surgery as well as arthroscopy (go in with a camera to check out the knee from the inside) and that the feeling "should return" within a few weeks     :-\
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down.
« Reply #94 on: June 29, 2016, 12:36:06 pm »
And what the bike looks like after the crash.

On its way to yamaha, im pretty sure it will be written off because i only insured it for $6000 USD.


What do the wise dogs say, what needs replacing?
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« Reply #95 on: June 29, 2016, 01:04:23 pm »
I know the feeling, left shoulder dislotated 5 times and then had it fixed, with some weird operation, I had 6 months physio, and waited 8 months before I rode the MX bike again. The rehab is very important, I got full range of movement back better then the doc expected. He also stated that people tend to hurt themselves again in that period before you are really 100% but you think you are fine so take it easy. The right shoulder, broken collarbone distal 3rd so all the ligaments were off as well, but that took about 3 months and after the plate got taken out I was almost back to normal.

You can be glad it's not as bad as my mate who broke his leg at Wild Things over the main table top. He still suffers after many operations, all the plates in that pic was taken out as the first doc made f...up, he then had an X-Fix attached and was in that for over a year, now he still suffers and the doc basically said it's all he can do, live with it.



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Re: 0012 meets truck. down. nice new pics added pg 5
« Reply #96 on: June 29, 2016, 01:44:11 pm »
faaaaaaaaaark      :o


shit that's a lot of screws and plates!

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« Reply #97 on: June 29, 2016, 02:21:56 pm »
This was some time ago, I think it came off about a year ago. :lol8:

But do your physio and don't listen to mates what to do, every injury is different. Listen to the doc only.

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« Reply #98 on: June 29, 2016, 02:25:04 pm »
You should get the feeling back in the bottom of your foot. Mine also went away but came back eventually... I still get the odd minor foot cramp though...
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Re: 0012 meets truck. down. nice new pics added pg 5
« Reply #99 on: June 29, 2016, 02:26:02 pm »
Speedy recovery  :thumleft:

Hope the numbness and pain goes away quickly  .