Broke my thumb and tore s tendon in it

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  1. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Yesterday I broke my thumb. this is how I did it....
    My basketball got stuck between the rim and backboard. So I jumped up to get it from behind the hoop. The hoop was adjustable but not anymore because they put a screwdriver to hold it up. My finger came down with so much force It got suck between 2 pieces of metal. It took 3 grown men with screwdrivers etc.. to get the metal moved enough to get my thumb out. So I went to the ER thinking I would only need stiches... but instead of stiches I get a broken thumb, a torn tendon and a date with the sergoun tuesday.
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    OUCH!! [​IMG] That smarts, Toejam. [​IMG]
     
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I cut my thumb 2 wks ago to the bone between the 1st & 2nd joint when a circular saw kicked back on me, it's healing fine I now can't feel much with it and that is really bothering me. Get better soon, and good luck.

    AL
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Ouch!!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    it didnt hurt.. till the nurses started to clean it out and getting numbing shots...
     
  6. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Makes my hands hurt just thinking about it! Hope you heal up fast!
     
  7. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Im havin surgery Wed, May 26. Never had surgery so dont know what to expect:oops:
     

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