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by Mel4fitness
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Adult and Young Adult OBPI
Topic: Brachial plexus surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 2611

Re: Brachial plexus surgery

Hi Ryleigh, You may or may not receive this since the activity on this forum has gone down, me included. I'm Melanie and have a right OPBI. When I was in HS, I would always hold books or something with my right arm so it just looked like I was carrying something, not a shorter arm. I did surgery wit...
by Mel4fitness
Sun Oct 02, 2005 5:29 pm
Forum: Adult and Young Adult OBPI
Topic: Mod Quad and other corrective surgeries
Replies: 16
Views: 2379

Re: Mod Quad and other corrective surgeries

Hi Becky,
I had the "Mod Quad" and did not have the great results that others had. All five of my nerves are damaged unlike some of the other adults. Do your homework first :)
by Mel4fitness
Sat Aug 13, 2005 4:20 pm
Forum: Adult and Young Adult OBPI
Topic: OBPI arm a lot fatter?
Replies: 15
Views: 1626

Re: OBPI arm a lot fatter?

My arm is thinner and muscular. I do arm exercise (with the assistance of my left arm), you should try it! :)
by Mel4fitness
Tue Aug 09, 2005 9:27 pm
Forum: Adult and Young Adult OBPI
Topic: Adult MOD QUAD/secondary surgery???
Replies: 11
Views: 1381

Re: Adult MOD QUAD/secondary surgery???

<r>It sounds like your doing amazing Suzy, that's awesome! I'm glad the surgery worked for you. But at the end of the day, not all of us are blessed with your disability, you have one damaged nerve, some of us have more then that. Amy, get your MRI and EMG and please take your time in making this bi...
by Mel4fitness
Mon Aug 08, 2005 12:39 pm
Forum: Adult and Young Adult OBPI
Topic: Adult MOD QUAD/secondary surgery???
Replies: 11
Views: 1381

Re: Adult MOD QUAD/secondary surgery???

<t>Exactly what Rachel said......everyone is different. I think it just depends on how damaged your nerves are. I had the surgery in March and really haven't seen much difference. I was hoping to be able to lift my arm above my head, hasn't happened. Passively, I'm loose but really haven't gained an...
by Mel4fitness
Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:47 am
Forum: Camp UBPN
Topic: Mont Vernon/Zoo entrance included in registration?
Replies: 5
Views: 1062

Re: Mont Vernon/Zoo entrance included in registration?

There is no fee for the zoo and it is an amazing, fun place!
by Mel4fitness
Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:43 am
Forum: Camp UBPN
Topic: BOOKED FLIGHTS AT LAST!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1326

Re: BOOKED FLIGHTS AT LAST!!!

<r>Glad you can make it! I know flights are quite expensive right now. Just an FYI- The metro is not close to that airport. I live in Washington, DC and know the area quite well. There might be a shuttle service to DC, if not, take a cab to the Vienna Metro(it's the orange line & the closest sto...
by Mel4fitness
Thu Jul 07, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: Camp UBPN
Topic: Who's Going to Camp?
Replies: 38
Views: 3661

Re: Who's Going to Camp?

I will be there with my fiance'. I'm looking forward to meeting everyone!
by Mel4fitness
Sat May 28, 2005 1:44 pm
Forum: Parents of OBPI Children
Topic: Outreach- Att'n Nancy & who's going to camp?
Replies: 12
Views: 348

Re: Outreach- Att'n Nancy & who's going to camp?

I haven't received mine as well but I will be attending the camp, can't wait!!!
by Mel4fitness
Fri May 06, 2005 8:26 pm
Forum: Parents of OBPI Children
Topic: AGE LIMIT FOR MOD QUAD
Replies: 9
Views: 388

Re: AGE LIMIT FOR MOD QUAD

Hello,
I had surgery in March 2005 and I'm 33. Passively, I have gained. Actively, not much yet BUT I haven't used my limb in 33 years so I cannot expect overnight miracles, especially with the servere damage I have. :)

Melanie