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It is natural for there to be a few concerns at the start of the new term especially after the freedom and fun of the long summer holiday. A comfortable uniform; reassurance about school lunches and encouragement about the learning opportunities ahead will help ease the transition. Here are a few of ideas to help to prepare your child for what should be a happy and exciting time.
Pot Look is an online patient care initiative, specifically for cast wearers. Supported by the Orthopaedic and Trauma Alliance UK, Pot Look is a resource full of advice for all types of casts, as well as having information on physiotherapy and other cast-related topics.
We’ve been talking to customers recently about their experiences with LImbO. You can find all kinds of stories from people that have used a LimbO whilst recovering or undergoing treatment using the hashtag #MyLimbOStory on social media. Most recently, we caught up with triathlete Ian Scarrott, who unfortunately broke his leg and had reason to use LimbO for the first time. Tell us a bit about yourself
Many of our client’s lives are affected by diabetes so it is a big concern of ours at Limbo. We were delighted to be able to sponsor a cycle ride last month raising awareness for the complications relating to the condition.
Often we associate broken bones or fractures happening to children, but adults can still be unlucky in a fall or accident and break something, and in fact our bones and muscles can take longer to heal than younger people. A longer healing time might mean added complications, not least the fact that you’ll probably have to go back to work whilst you recover. Of course, it depends on the type of injury you’ve sustained and where, but here are some things to consider if you’re heading back to work in a cast.