Hey guys i had IM rodding and screws done after an accident on December 15th in BOTH legs. Overshot a jump and snapped them in half. Double fracture to both tibias, single fracture to both fibulas, left leg was a compound fracture, right leg closed. Both legs were pretty serious fractures but im pretty sure they weren't spiral. I can mange on crutches and standing fine at the moment but the surgeon has told me im not meant to be yet (risk of bending the screws) as having both legs broken means weight bearing when im on crutches, I am having surgery in about 12 hours to remove the top screws and after that i have been told i can use crutches and when comfortable i can walk unaided which he thinks could be a couple of weeks
This came as a suprise to me as on my follow up x rays the bones are still really broken (i really made a mess of them and there are some big gaps) and the thought that i could be walking again unaided and driving in a few weeks is crazy, but good. I am going to be allowed to return to the gym and use a bike etc but no idea about sports. I am hoping to ski again next xmas time if i can and be kitesurfing again in the summer of the surgeon allows. If anyone could give me timescales about sports, skiing etc that would be nice.
I'm 20 if thats any help