Fell down the stairs 7days before the trip

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  1. firstwdw

    firstwdw DIS Veteran

    Apr 4, 2012
    very sore and very huge bruise on backside but nothing is broken. Dr prescribed all kinds of pain medications, pain patches etc. I don't plan to ride any crazy rides but I'm afraid all the walking and sitting will hurt. Not sure if anyone has any advice....we are now on the 4 day countdown. just annoyed with myself! Hoping in 4 days there will be improvement....flying should be interesting.
  2. M5ward

    M5ward When You Wish Upon A Star...

    Feb 16, 2009
    Walking and moving around may loosen up your sore muscles. I broke a rib two weeks prior to our last trip and was in considerable pain. I found that the more I stayed upright and moving, the less it hurt. The most pain I experienced (aside from coughing or sneezing) was trying to get comfortable enough to sleep. That's when I took the pain meds. I am also a big proponent of heat after the first few days, so I took my heating pad which helped me relax the areas that hurt.
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  4. ttintagel

    ttintagel DIS Veteran

    Nov 28, 2011
    it's a small world is a whole new ride on Vicodin.
  5. bedogged

    bedogged <font color=purple>Choose parents that aged well<b

    Mar 28, 2004
  6. Tony NY

    Tony NY DIS Veteran

    Apr 9, 2008
    that's funny.

    I'm so sorry you fell I hope you fell better. if you are takeing vicoden it my eases the pain but it wont take it away so try to keep moving if you can and try not to over do it. I.m :wizard: wish you a speedy recovery on the + side your going to Disney and nothing is broke..
  7. Dismom55

    Dismom55 DIS Veteran

    Aug 12, 2008
    I do hope you feel better, I really did a number and fell on my knee shortly before we left for our last trip. The best think I did was purchase one of those ice bags and ice my knee every night back at the resort as it was really swollen after a day of walking. Of course I was taking pain pills and that kept me going. So if you have one of those reusable ice bags or just go buy one, the are very flat to pack, you will be glad you have it if you need it.

    Again, hope you feel better, nothing like a good fall to take some of the fun out of a great vacation.
  8. cm8

    cm8 <font color=blue>Half of the time we're rushing ar

    Nov 20, 2009
    :lmao:::yes::, just don't try jumping out the boat:faint:

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