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by Master DIVER TOM
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Arm Amputation, Flail Arm
Replies: 8
Views: 7623

Re: Arm Amputation, Flail Arm

Please look at these post before you consider a arm Amputation,
Some that post find please by Amputation, Others Do not. The answer really relies in what you need to do. Ever one is Difference,
I hope this helps, This subject is hard to do, Ether way or outcome.
Tom
by Master DIVER TOM
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Share Your Story: Living with a TBPI
Topic: Looking for answers
Replies: 9
Views: 4609

Re: Looking for answers

I know that you Hurt, To take a arm off does happen, I was born with birth Erbs, a Broken Elbow and Scapula to, Dam Forceps !!! The latter in life injuries and a Dead arm happen to . Many are happy to have this Amputation To. There are many that post as a PLus to do so and others that live with the ...
by Master DIVER TOM
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Disability
Replies: 20
Views: 3775

Re: Disability

Hi DJK, I am glad you are trying to find a way to work. You know , when I said if a job you try for did not work out ? Then you still would have your SSD if you win a appeal, I hope you do. If you do not , I heard you to. Finding a way to work so you do not lose everything Needs to happen to. Trying...
by Master DIVER TOM
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Hello! : when I borned until now just the pain and the hell.
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Re: Hello! : when I borned until now just the pain and the hell.

Hi, Your story is much like many here posting. Many find a doctor to help , but Just not enough. Some do find a doctor , Rare but true. But the vast amount posting , have never gotten help from a doctor. In my hole life with birth erbs from the 50s. No doctor never told me about any operation or tre...
by Master DIVER TOM
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: New here
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: New here

Hi, I have birth erbs from the 50s, My erbs arm has that rising shoulder to , like what you said. Over the years as my good got stronger , I did see a difference in my shoulders. I think it because , I built my right arm . Normal for us ?? What I wish I could of found is a operation to straiten the ...
by Master DIVER TOM
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Waiting tables
Replies: 4
Views: 698

Re: Waiting tables

Your welcome, Many here have found amazing ways to adapt to work, and your son will to (Guaranteed). He is going to school and finding away to work. Very Positive! Trail and airier happen to work,Happens. He will find a creative way to adapt using the arm with limitation to help the good arm. Exampl...
by Master DIVER TOM
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Disability
Replies: 20
Views: 3775

Re: Disability

DJK, I thought I would and this from my last post. This is about the work you did before the injury . This comes from thinking out of the box to work. Trying to fine a way to work from a birth injury or latter in life injuries to. You did Cabinets,great on a resume. How about selling cabinets ? Work...
by Master DIVER TOM
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Disability
Replies: 20
Views: 3775

Re: Disability

DJK, There is the limitation and the will power to find a way to adapt. It comes with trail and airer and a imagination to try our way, no matter if it from a birth injury or latter in life injuries to. I have both in my arms. What is important overtime is to focus on what you can teach your self to...
by Master DIVER TOM
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Disability
Replies: 20
Views: 3775

Re: Disability

Hi djk, I saw what you wrote about point 1 and 2. I know one of my friends wife is on appeal for SSD. She does not have our injuries, but mess up in other ways. If the lawyer wins he does get more. The lawyer does get a set percent but overtime the amount does increase because of the back amount gro...
by Master DIVER TOM
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Waiting tables
Replies: 4
Views: 698

Re: Waiting tables

Hi , It amazing the jobs we try to do with these limitation. Waiting a table, That a tough one. I tried different jobs, to see what I could adapt to do with birth erbs . Hosting should not be seen as a put down, but really a help. I tried to be a dish wash at 14, there was a tray that was over my he...