Help! I can't do my elastics!

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Help! I can't do my elastics!

#1 Post by academiannut »

I am supposed to put on three elastics on each side once a day - week three onwards of jaw surgery.

I made my first attempts today. I could barely get 1 triangle and box on each side, but I can't get the second box on either side.

Any tips on how to get back there? Got someone else to attempt it, too, and he couldn't do it either.


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Re: Help! I can't do my elastics!

#2 Post by snapdresser »

Ask your surgeon for one of the handy dandy tools to do it with. I had the same issue at first, but my surgeon happily gave me the tool to do it easily.
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