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The Insurance group just called, and my bike is being moved today, to the Honda shop in Salt Lake City.

 

for me, therapy will be done this thursday. ( I have peaked motion in my arms )

 

left is 97% straight & right is 77% straight. I have active motion in all degrees, except straight out. all the metal is working well.

 

 

this is right arm.

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OUTSTANDING MIKE = :ice_congrats-vi6886!! Sounds like you may be back at in the very near future :fingers-crossed-emo

 

Out of curiousity,, any word on whether or not the hardware in your arm(s) is permanent or will you go thru more surgery to have stuff removed??

If it stays,, maybe a new screen name here is in order:

 

BIONIC:thumbsup:MIKE

 

:thumbsup: on the good news brother!!

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I recommend having the hardware taken out once the bones heal, if possible.

 

I still have the hardware in my rt arm after 10 years, and its starting to give me trouble. I was talking to my General Practitioner during my last physical about maybe going back to an orthopedic and having it removed.

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I recommend having the hardware taken out once the bones heal, if possible.

 

I still have the hardware in my rt arm after 10 years, and its starting to give me trouble. I was talking to my General Practitioner during my last physical about maybe going back to an orthopedic and having it removed.

It was Express to me by the doctor here in Vero Beach, that if my right arm heals good and bone is showing improvement over the next year and a half or so, the plate that supports that section of elbow can be removed. Allowing for more flexibility toward a straighter arm. Leaving the rest of the metal in however. As the right arm as you see in the X-ray was broken and crushed in seven places.

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Buy a cheap TENS machine. Thats what the physical therapist will use on your arm to relieve pain and soreness.

 

The TENS Machine may also help the bone to heal.

 

https://www.tensunits.com/ or http://www.ebay.com/bhp/tens-machine

 

we bought one, a few years ago. right now, I use a paste Joe from WV gave me, ( its for cow udders) to keep soft. it really works well, for scaring

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I'm just pissed that I only got 12 days into my 35 day trip to see the western portion of the country. I had/Have plans to finish this trip. but didn't think, it was going to take this long, One to recover and two, to have the bike repaired. now, 3 months and 3 weeks. but the doctor figured 6-8 months on my right arm. I'm now expected to make it in 5 months. but I'm doing all my homework, as therapy requires.https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Kanab,+UT+84741/Zion+National+Park,+Utah/Bryce,+UT/Grand+Teton+National+Park/Yellowstone+National+Park/Missoula/Walla+Walla/New+Pine+Creek/Reno/Hoover+Dam/@40.3327422,-111.8734877,5.14z/data=!4m67!4m66!1m5!1m1!1s0x8734d4210af85b03:0x884e8329a56fd317!2m2!1d-112.5263145!2d37.0474855!1m5!1m1!1s0x80caead08844f8d9:0x7c2e3a15aa3656f5!2m2!1d-113.0263005!2d37.2982022!1m5!1m1!1s0x8735661d424f7aa5:0x2d8a03fa99f95372!2m2!1d-112.1564018!2d37.6739665!1m5!1m1!1s0x0:0xa5a0b88ecc91a337!2m2!1d-110.6817627!2d43.7904282!1m5!1m1!1s0x0:0xaca8f930348fe1bb!2m2!1d-110.588455!2d44.427963!1m10!1m1!1s0x535dcc2a50f367cb:0xe9e31277ca94802e!2m2!1d-113.996586!2d46.8787176!3m4!1m2!1d-116.2434007!2d46.2588054!3s0x54a08a702da6eb7f:0x9382ac3895213989!1m5!1m1!1s0x54a2154ba0d0f73b:0x12c4afcfe71db1d4!2m2!1d-118.3430208!2d46.0645809!1m5!1m1!1s0x54ca283a044f41a3:0xcd0747c238b2af9d!2m2!1d-120.2980281!2d41.9930188!1m5!1m1!1s0x809940ae9292a09d:0x40c5c5ce7438f787!2m2!1d-119.8138027!2d39.5296329!1m5!1m1!1s0x0:0x89d59d0bd29de37!2m2!1d-114.7377325!2d36.0160655!3e0?hl=en

 

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Hoover+Dam/St.+George,+UT/Kanab,+UT/''/Winslow/Chandler/Hutto/27.6946367,-80.4368678/@33.0893759,-90.6400364,5.73z/data=!4m53!4m52!1m5!1m1!1s0x0:0x89d59d0bd29de37!2m2!1d-114.7377325!2d36.0160655!1m5!1m1!1s0x80ca44d0984939e5:0x531707f2f8a11c1e!2m2!1d-113.5684164!2d37.0965278!1m5!1m1!1s0x8734d4210af85b03:0x884e8329a56fd317!2m2!1d-112.5263145!2d37.0474855!1m5!1m1!1s0x0:0x591a531a916c0ac8!2m2!1d-111.4990853!2d36.997326!1m5!1m1!1s0x872e420b60a443b7:0xc1c851aff51726e8!2m2!1d-110.6973571!2d35.0241873!1m10!1m1!1s0x872a55595c22b693:0x386ce373138cfdf0!2m2!1d-111.8412502!2d33.3061605!3m4!1m2!1d-109.1007588!2d32.7153985!3s0x86d86bd0917cee7f:0xea2936d960e4463d!1m5!1m1!1s0x8644c2b246ec0d49:0xc8455c227b7bf889!2m2!1d-97.5466702!2d30.5426995!1m0!2m2!1b1!2b1!3e0?hl=en

 

damn, japans tourists.

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we bought one, a few years ago. right now, I use a paste Joe from WV gave me, ( its for cow udders) to keep soft. it really works well, for scaring

 

Using a good ointment to help with soreness and reducing scarification is good. But if you're implying using an ointment instead of the Tens machine, I suggest you use both. The Tens machine will help deep down in the tissue and bone. The Tens is a home version of a physical therapist's instrument. But, there is also a very similar orthopedic instrument which helps bones heal. The tens is similar enough in its operation and the frequencies of the stimulation that I believe it also helps bone heal. You'll never see it advertised as such because of FDA restrictions, and its certainly not the equivalent of a $10,000 orthopedic bone stimulator.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2762251/

 

My arm required 3 surgeries and the bone was not healing after almost a year. Dr was taking monthly xrays.

 

So I did some homework. Read and make your own decision. my arm finally began showing signs of healing after twice daily use of a tens machine for a couple more months. Maybe it was just coincidence. But the tens definitely helped with deep pain that ointments don't help with.

 

I'm not an expert, just relaying my experience. I wish you luck with a speedy recovery.

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more up dates: Insurance group total the bike today. not worth repairing.

 

the trailer is sitting in Kanab Utah, I guess, I'll sell it, for 600.00 bucks. just put new tires and LED lights, its a matrix rover trailer

 

just finished therapy today.

I'm going to wait awhile to see, what i'd like to buy next. maybe something in the line of a cross/touring. we will see.

 

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more up dates: Insurance group total the bike today. not worth repairing.

 

the trailer is sitting in Kanab Utah, I guess, I'll sell it, for 700.00 bucks. just put new tires and LED lights, its a matrix rover trailer

 

just finished therapy today.

I'm going to wait awhile to see, what i'd like to buy next. maybe something in the line of a cross/touring. we will see.

 

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Sucks they totaled it Mike. But I honestly figured they would. Actually I'm surprised it took them this long. I forget the actual figure, but it is something like 60% cost to repair and the write it off. So even if you have full coverage on say a 2nd gen from 2002, NADA say the bike is worth say 8k so about 4800 in repairs and poof.

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The wife and I are going to wait awhile before deciding what to buy next. I need to make sure my arms heal up right. I have another doctors appointment this coming week. I hope to get release to go back to work for FEMA. and hopefully stay local.

 

My trailer is sitting in a garage in Kanab Utah. I will not be going back for it. (It is FOR SALE ) where she sits. asking 700.00 ( I bought her new for 1800.00 a few years ago) If you're interested, I'll ask the owner of the place where its located. if I can give out his number and address.

 

this is my email: dcijams@gmail.com

 

This is a Matrix Rover Trailer;

weight 198

swivel hitch, LED lights, chrome top rack. new tires and rims, including one spare inside. this are 12" tires speed rated for 78 mhp.

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+1 on having it removed. They removed all the hardware in my ankle after 6 years. Felt much better. My better half has still got the plate and screws in her ankle 20 years later and it's been sensitive to the touch for at least 10 years.

 

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went out looking ( just looking) saw this, and like the set up. I just have to wait to see, if Both (I) and the wife would like this.

https://www.kawasaki.com/Products/2018-Versys-650-LT#gallery-photos-studio-0

 

The Versys does look good. I gawked at that for a while yesterday after looking at the sales promo for the new Kawa touring bike.

 

The seat is a bit high for my short legs. I'd need to put high heals on my boots, for sure.

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