NOTHING TO SEE

 

I badly wrenched my shoulder a couple of weeks ago and the pain kept increasing. There was another slip and a catch of a grab bar in the bathroom, and a forceful smack onto the top of the dining room table getting up and slipping my prosthetic foot  on my table napkin, and jamming both arms on the table top.

Finally the pain passed 8 out of 10 and I asked our assistant Jayden to take me to Emergency. The fracture is high on the left side, I could pretty much guide his finger right to the crack. Certainly I could show the nurse practiconer where it hurt. There were three exercises. Rather there were three x-rays. BUT HERE’S THE UPDATE..The orthopaedics specialist saw nothing, since there is nothing left on the left shoulder to see. This will weave its way into Lookshow and the poem I am working on today is called “Nothing To See.” 

My GP called to refresh my meds order and sympathised immediately and was pleased to hear I already had a follow-up appointment at orthopaedics. Six weeks, use the handy dandy sling we provide s much as you can.

I keep closing my eyes because there is nothing to see!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A proximal humerus fracture is a serious injury to the humerus bone in the shoulder joint that requires immediate treatment to preserve function of the shoulder. A fracture to the humerus bone is a possible consequence of a traumatic event, such as a fall or forceful collision. Depending on the specific location and type of fractu

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