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    Recovery from car accident

    Hi fellow swimmies:

    I was in a bad car crash on 7-11-2019. Went to the hospital E-R got lots of meds and I am now seeing a chiropractor. Nothing broken other then I was shaken up like a rag doll and have lots of neck/head and back issues.

    If there is anyone out there that has gone through a similar experience and has advise on how to get motivated again and weigh what the doctors say vs maybe pushing a bit help is needed. I was told 4 weeks no swimming, no weight lifting nothing. While I do not recovery is tricky (no two people are alike), if there is a post or way that I should gauge things, by all means I am all ears.

    Kind Regards swimmies.

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    Re: Recovery from car accident

    Donít push. Itís only 4 weeks. If you feel better at 2 weeks you can make a follow up and ask the doctor.

    Hope you heal quickly
    Last edited by __steve__; July 13th, 2019 at 08:28 PM.

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    Re: Recovery from car accident

    Quote Originally Posted by emarsh View Post
    I was told 4 weeks no swimming, no weight lifting nothing.
    I'm glad that you weren't injured more seriously. But I'm just kind of curious who told you that...the chiro, an M.D.? And exactly why no exercise?

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    Re: Recovery from car accident

    Hi ForceDJ:

    I will have to ask why. I am still loopy from all the pain meds. I am just kinda going with the flow right now. I was told by chiropractor.

    Thanks
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    Re: Recovery from car accident

    I __steve___:

    Ok. I know I don't heal as fast as I use to. I was told for now ICE, ICE, ICE, and more ICE. It's hard doing nothing, but that is what was ordered for a few days. Today will be my last day of doing nothing.

    If you know of some powerful magic... clue me in.

    Kind Regards,
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    Re: Recovery from car accident

    Marsh -

    If you're still on meds, that's probably why they want you to wait. How much longer do the meds last? (Medications can mess you up in the water.)


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