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  1. vintage44
    Joined: Dec 27, 2007
    Posts: 280

    vintage44
    Member
    from NY
    1. New York H.A.M.B.ers

    Danny, I'm mainly a lurker here, have posted some, gotten invaluable advice from many - including you. Just want to wish you a speedy and full recovery. The HAMB is not the same without your input.
    Gary
     
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  2. tommyd
    Joined: Dec 10, 2010
    Posts: 11,437

    tommyd
    Member
    from South Indy

    After my surgery I was typing and posting all left handed on here. I had a pencil in my mouth to press and hold the ''Caps Lock'' and ''Shift Keys''. I need help!
     
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  3. Thank you Gary,I appreciate your vote of confidence .

    Yeah,I'm right handed typing at half speed,one finger,left handed and using a telescopic magnet for those keys. HRP
     
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  4. Nick O
    Joined: Feb 16, 2010
    Posts: 120

    Nick O
    Member
    from Ohio

    Danny, glad to hear that you are progressing well. PT can definitely be painful but it is a good pain because you know you are getting better on a weekly basis. Best of Luck. Dick
     
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  5. Brenda & I am humbled that you guys have kept us in your thoughts and prayers since my accident.

    Update....

    I went back to the orthopedic surgeon yesterday morning for x-rays and a check up,he put me through the paces and damn near pulled my thumb off pulling my hand behind my back,I seems to have great range of motion with that.

    I'm still having trouble getting my hand over my head like raising tour hand in a class room,my therapist gets it at about 45 degrees,the doctor wasn't gonna settle for that,he took it all the way up and the obscenity's associated with the pain that spewed out of my mouth embarrassed my bride and the tears running down my cheek was a little unmanly,thank God it was snot bubble bawling.:rolleyes:

    I still have another 6 weeks of therapy to get where I need to be with the range of motion.

    The silver lining in the most recent adventure is I was able to walk out of his office without that dammed sling hanging around my neck and he told me I could start driving again (short trips) in another week! Danny
     
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  6. Ron Brown
    Joined: Jul 6, 2015
    Posts: 1,632

    Ron Brown
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    Great to hear your back up and running....guess offering you $500 for your sedan is out of the question now.....Damn! was a good plan too.
     
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  7. Atwater Mike
    Joined: May 31, 2002
    Posts: 10,707

    Atwater Mike
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    Glad to hear it, Danny. Sounds like you have good (if 'stern') therapists.
    Thirty year olds have 'reluctance' (as for 'hand raising') after such trauma!
    I'd say you still have some of that toughness in ya!
    Go easy, thank the gods of fibrous connections your shoulder is healing!
     
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  8. J. A. Miller
    Joined: Dec 30, 2010
    Posts: 1,692

    J. A. Miller
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    from Central NY

    That sounds like good news to me Danny!
     
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  9. Ford52PU
    Joined: Jan 31, 2007
    Posts: 488

    Ford52PU
    Member
    from PA

    good news on the improvement, you'll be back to normal in no time!
     
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  10. Chaz
    Joined: Feb 24, 2004
    Posts: 5,016

    Chaz
    Member Emeritus

    Rehab is a bitch!
     
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  11. David Gersic
    Joined: Feb 15, 2015
    Posts: 2,438

    David Gersic
    Member
    from DeKalb, IL

    Good news. Keep working it. Yell all the obscenities you need to. Get your lady some earplugs.
     
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  12. And your typing will come back too....

    Therapists will get old or injured some day too - in a perfect world.

    Stick with it.
     
  13. Gray Ford
    Joined: Oct 18, 2008
    Posts: 491

    Gray Ford
    Member
    from Illinois

    Good news on the improvement... The arm thing may be something positive .....Just think how hard it will be to volunteer for anything now ....

    Bob...
     
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  14. ken bogren
    Joined: Jul 6, 2010
    Posts: 933

    ken bogren
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    I've been there, no fun. I could only raise my arms out sideways to about shoulder level.

    But a new physical therapist was able to get me much closer to 100% range of motion with much less pain. If I recall right, it took about an additional 90 days. The new PT was at a sports medicine clinic as opposed to the PT at the hospital.

    I wasn't dealing with the same kind of injury though, just a workplace deal where I got my arm twisted around behins me. So not really close to as bad an injury as you got.

    Good luck. Keep up the fight, it's well worth it.
     
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  15. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 28,440

    The37Kid
    Member

    That All '32 Run is coming up quick, glad you will be able to drive it. Bob
     
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  16. Great news, Danny but I'll get you some Italian curse words for the next time the Doc tries that!
     
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  17. Good to hear that your are not wimping out too badly. Progress is better than the alternative. Double up on the exercises. heh heh he just kiddin Danny keep at it you seem to be doin just fine.
    Me on the other hand had to get a cortisone shot in my left shoulder yesterday & go back in a couple of weeks for the right one. Tomorrow I go back to the same doc for a good review of my two knee replacements as they are over 16 years old. Were supposed to only be good for 15 years. They wanted to replace my shoulders but @ 83 I goin for it.
     
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  18. catdad49
    Joined: Sep 25, 2005
    Posts: 5,251

    catdad49
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    Great News! Have an appt. of my own coming up and may just recreate your reaction to the Dr.! Oh well, it's part of the healing process. Be safe, both hands on the wheel, please.
     
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  19. try this therapy..........
     
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  20. Tim,you ain't right! :rolleyes: HRP
     
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  21. Good to hear your on the mend with the PT....jalopy showdown is in a week and half... Is a state and a half a short trip???
     
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  22. That's good news Danny!
     
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  23. mike bowling
    Joined: Jan 1, 2013
    Posts: 3,556

    mike bowling
    Member

    Step by step---------
     
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  24. oldsjoe
    Joined: May 2, 2011
    Posts: 2,549

    oldsjoe
    Member

    Recouping is almost as bad as the original injury! Sounds like your headed the right direction! The drivers seat! Joe
     
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  25. Glad to hear you're making progress. Keep it up and I'll see you at the Deuce Run!
     
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  26. Great news!!!
    Keep at it!
     
  27. Well, that's good news!

    Sorry, but I had to laugh about the "snot bubble bawling".
    Plus.... you dressed up as a Village People/person.
    YYYYY...MMMM...CCCC...A
    BAWAAAHAAA!!!!
     
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  28. barryvanhook
    Joined: Jun 17, 2011
    Posts: 625

    barryvanhook
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    from Mesa, AZ

    Keep on keepin' on. It's gonna get better.
     
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  29. woodbutcher
    Joined: Apr 25, 2012
    Posts: 3,268

    woodbutcher
    Member

    :D Hi HRP.Glad to see that you are coming along well.Those pain and torture people are the pits,but necessary.
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
    Leo
     
  30. Its not his butt than needs loosening up. :eek: :D
     
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