Bob VogelQ. I’m 40 and in my 15th year as a T4 complete para. When I was first injured and still in bed from spinal surgery, my right thigh became swollen. It turned out I had developed a blood clot in my thigh. I was put on IV blood thinners, then sent home on the oral blood thinner warfarin. A check-up six months later showed the clot had dissolved, and I was able to quit taking warfarin.

Last year I fell out of my chair and broke my right femur just above the knee and my leg was put in a splint. About two weeks later I noticed a lot of swelling around my knee and lower thigh so I went to my doctor to have it checked out. An ultrasound showed I had a blood clot right where the swelling was happening. I was