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by John K
Mon Aug 22, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Share Your Story: Living with a TBPI
Topic: Living with a TBPI
Replies: 4
Views: 4163

Re: Living with a TBPI

Glad to have you here. My motorcycle accident was in 99. I started riding again around 2004. I own two bikes now. I still own and operate a v-twin motorcycle shop.
by John K
Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Awareness Run in Central Florida
Replies: 0
Views: 1084

Awareness Run in Central Florida

I posted the details in the Awareness section but thought I would post here too since I was injured as an adult. I havent been around the forum much recently but it was a great source of support for me and still is. Thanks UBPN http://www.sanfordthunder.com/trunpoker.htm link to Awareness Scavenger ...
by John K
Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: BPI Awareness
Topic: Scooters BPI Awareness Run Feb 18th Sanford, Florida
Replies: 2
Views: 2641

Scooters BPI Awareness Run Feb 18th Sanford, Florida

Its been a while since I have posted here but I wanted to share info about an Awareness Run I am doing on Feb. 18th, 2012. I was in a motorcycle accident injured in August 1999. My Left arm is totally flail even after nerve transfer surgery at LSU shortly after I was injured. I own and operate a mot...
by John K
Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:48 am
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Amputation of left arm
Replies: 8
Views: 4182

Re: Amputation of left arm

<t>thanks Janelle your post is very inspirational. I have an appt in Jan to discuss amping my left arm. Its been dead so to speak since 99. Its scary but i'm tired of the days I stay home because my back or shoulder hurts from carrying this thing. I am pretty active but as I get older the flail arm ...
by John K
Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:39 am
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Hey Everyone! New to Fourm!
Replies: 4
Views: 1454

Re: Hey Everyone! New to Fourm!

<t>welcome as all of us kinda sorry you had to find us but at least you did...<br/> <br/> I had a bike accident in 99. I have lost complete use of my left arm. I own a motorcycle shop so it was tough. I used to do a fair amount of wrenching etc. that now I cannot do. I had to find another way to do ...
by John K
Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:25 am
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: motorbikes
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: motorbikes

<t>I have two bikes i adapted to ride. I am left tbpi my arm is totally flail. I shove it in my pocket. On Both bikes I have moved the clutch to the right and I control both the clutch and throttle with my right hand. One bike is cable operated clutch so it was a breeze I just flipped the mount over...
by John K
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Motorcycle accidents.
Replies: 48
Views: 17085

Re: Motorcycle accidents.

<t>ltbpi aug 99 from motorcycle too. It was a Roadking as well. I own a small motorcycle shop. I have to bikes and have them rigged so I can ride again. Eventually the arm thing is just something you take for granted. Some get more recovery than others but we all find a way to get on. My left arm is...
by John K
Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: TBPI in Florida?
Replies: 2
Views: 912

Re: TBPI in Florida?

I am in Sanford near Orlando. My name is John I was injured in Aug 99.
my email is pushrod243@comcast.net
by John K
Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: The prosthetic limb revolution has arrived
Replies: 1
Views: 943

Re: The prosthetic limb revolution has arrived

That is pretty cool thanks for all the great stuff you post Christopher
by John K
Fri Jun 08, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: PAIN!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1849

Re: PAIN!!

<t>Courtney<br/> <br/> As much as I hate going to Drs about a year ago my pain was becoming unbearable. My nueroligist attributed it to high blood pressure and put me on medicine to control it. It has made a big difference. I would have never figured out that something else was causing the pain with...