Silas, get him back on two feet

Silas has had quite the year! On October 5, 2017, he severely broke his left leg in a work accident. After spending his 29th birthday eating turkey in the hospital and getting a titanium rod inserted in his tibia to hold it all together, he underwent 10 months of healing. On August 2, 2018, things were looking good and he went under the knife once again to get the bolts removed so he could gain more range of motion...normalcy was going to return!

Unfortunately 6 days later, he was in the wrong place at the wrong time. His same left leg got pinned under a boat keel, weighing a few thousand pounds, that prematurely tipped over and he found himself back in the same emergency room bed: #10. The surgeon had a titanium rod to remove from his leg and a familiar puzzle to put back together, but this left Silas back at square one.

Although Silas can keep busy (hopping around on one leg, whittling spoons, and keeping a smile on his face) the time off work and a major set back to getting back to normal has not been ideal. The treatments Silas requires to get back on two feet and live the healthy and active lifestyle he loves are; physio, aqua therapy, osteopathy and a low-intensity ultrasound bone healing stimulator (costs $4K). These are just a few things he will have to pay for and will need a little help from his family and friends.

So, let’s help him get back to skipping around as soon as possible and keep him nimble on his leg long term. If you can help, send a little love his way, donate $10 or more today.

Let’s give this guy a break.

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Emily Harris 
Victoria, BC
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