February 18, 2012

The Hand: A Pictorial Story

How important is a hand?

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A hand helps you hold your phone…

phones

Two hands can hold a ring bearer’s pillow with wedding rings

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Which in turn get placed on the hands of the people getting wed…

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Sometimes bad things can happen to a hand…

broken

like when you slip on the ice and break it in several places.

But a good orthopedic surgeon can put it back together with the right training and a steel plate in an Ann Arbor, Michigan hospital.

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Fortunately he had the good presence of mind to pull his wedding ring off right after he landed on the ice, realizing what he had done and preventing the ring from needing to be cut off.

Surgery was Thursday.  It hurts.  But in time it will be as good as new. 

Bring on the ice pack! Poor Loren.

7 comments:

  1. ouch! hope it feels better soon.
    Karen

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  2. Yet another reason I'll never live where it snows! (I highly suggest Northern Ca - it was 72 here yesterday!) Feel better soon, Loren!

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  3. Ouch! That doesn´t look good! Hope it will be healed soon!

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  4. Oh ouch!!! Ice and snow, I'm so glad I left that all behind when I moved to Arizona 23 years ago.

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  5. Oh, my goodness! He did a "bang up" job of catching himself. Good luck with the nursing job.

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  6. Oh oh! Ouch! Hope the healing is fast! ~Jeanne

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  7. Wow, that's really horrible news. I hope it's better as fast as possible.

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