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by Master DIVER TOM
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Dragon NaturallySpeaking
Replies: 10
Views: 1012

Re: Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Hi Jim, Thanks for writing back. I have very little use in my erbs arm and hand. I have a gap between my collar bone and the top of my arm bone. My elbow was broken and my scapula was broken at birth, Dam Forceps. In-spite of these limitation I learn to strength what I could growing up. The little u...
by Master DIVER TOM
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Dragon NaturallySpeaking
Replies: 10
Views: 1012

Re: Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Hi Jim, Thank you for your post. Lets talk about your elbow , My elbow was broken at birth and Erbs, Many post a bent arm to. Its about the weigh of the arm and getting the pressure and gravity off, some way. Resting a arm on anything helps, that is hi enough to do so. Some get Dans sling to , here....
by Master DIVER TOM
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Parents of OBPI Children
Topic: Life time with birth Erbs
Replies: 0
Views: 301

Life time with birth Erbs

Living with these injuries , Born in the 50s with birth erbs , was hard on me and my parent . But by posts, The experience having a baby or latter life injury are crazy. I seen overtime how even today, The experience of lack of direction has not change over s-ooo many years. By post treatment and su...
by Master DIVER TOM
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Parents of OBPI Children
Topic: PT frequency for teens/young adults
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: PT frequency for teens/young adults

Hi Mom, I was hoping someone would of answer you. Please post on Face book to. In my life with birth erbs from the 50s , The only therapy I ever had was from Easter Seals. The therapy was in doing Crafts that force me to use my limited use in my erbs arm and hand. It did teach me to use my bad arm w...
by Master DIVER TOM
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Share Your Story: Living with a TBPI
Topic: PTS in fingers
Replies: 2
Views: 866

Re: PTS in fingers

PTS in fingers, I hope that someone here answer your post. Please post again on Face Book To. I know what you said about loss of usage in your arm and fingers arm much like we post. I never heard of PTS , But your post is still very important! I will tell you this, Living with limitation Is tough. O...
by Master DIVER TOM
Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Job perspectives etc
Replies: 7
Views: 1358

Re: Job perspectives etc

Alex, Thanks. Trying comes when your trying to find your way to adapt and a starting point . Its by keep to try in spite of Outcome. Your on your Way!!! Focus on the Mechanic job you can do know. When you talk to your friends. Mechanic / service writer ?? Think out of the box to adapt overtime. Keep...
by Master DIVER TOM
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Job perspectives etc
Replies: 7
Views: 1358

Re: Job perspectives etc

I get what you are saying about insurance issues. If you think about it , A employer do hire us with limitation by post. Sure a employer may not hire, because of insurance issues (you never know). One thing is true it is better to try than give up. Because of my birth erbs ,Some doctors said I will ...
by Master DIVER TOM
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Job perspectives etc
Replies: 7
Views: 1358

Re: Job perspectives etc

Thanks for writing back! Ever word I said is back up with others , who live our life and post here. Trying to find a way to work at 15 with birth erbs, how to adapt in a 2 arm world . When you are injuried latter in life its still about overcoming your limiation to work. You never fail by trying , t...
by Master DIVER TOM
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Disability
Replies: 20
Views: 3775

Re: Disability

Wow! You won, Great! Please call your Lawyer, ask what your back amount is , after lawyer expense. When you find out and get this check start paying just the min payment on your credit card and get into a credit card consolidation program. You are doing great, So much Crazy things happen like this i...
by Master DIVER TOM
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Job perspectives etc
Replies: 7
Views: 1358

Re: Job perspectives etc

Hi Alex, Not allowed?? I you are waiting on more surgery, Try to find ones that enable you to be a Mechanic. If its just a judgment call Vs a pending surgery. Than dont let any doctor tell you not to TRY!! Drive me crazy I drove a 18 wheeler as a local Chicago semi driver for 25 years, with birth er...