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tommays 08-08-2012 04:21 PM

The Miracle of the Thumb
 
As you all know 7 weeks ago i got out of control and severed the tendon and really in general screwed myself UP

So with the Grace of knowing a good hand surgeon i find that while i be going to PT a while yet it is healing much faster than expected and responding to the PT needed to regain the full range of motion

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/s...s/9e38da88.jpg

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/s...s/fb9eccab.jpg

Jeff_H 08-08-2012 04:26 PM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
Wow! That is unbelieveable. I had feared the worst for you, and so I am very relieved to see that.

Keep healing and be careful....
Jeff

SeaQuinn 08-08-2012 05:10 PM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
Wow....how did you manage to do that (I want to make sure I don't) ? Glad it is healing so well!

tdw 08-08-2012 06:05 PM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
Wow. Quite remarkable recovery Tom. Like JH I was dumbstruck by those original pics , hard to believe its the same thumb.

smurphny 08-08-2012 06:18 PM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
Looks like new!! Glad it worked out well. Thumbs up :D

PorFin 08-08-2012 08:17 PM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
And who says that a good marine body filler is only useful above the waterline? A little bit of wet sanding and compounding, and that scar's gonna be absolutely invisible! You won't even have to paint!

All kidding aside Tom, that's great news. The PT will suck a little (it always does) but those folks are usually miracle workers.

SloopJonB 08-08-2012 09:03 PM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
Can you give me the surgeons name? I'd like him to work on my face! :D

CalebD 08-09-2012 01:13 AM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
Good for you Tom. I hope you continue to recover from this as well as you have.

BubbleheadMd 08-09-2012 09:55 AM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
We should change his screen name from Tommays to "Tom Thumb"!

Captainmeme 08-09-2012 11:04 AM

Re: The Miracle of the Thumb
 
Glad to see you are healing nicely. You may have a built in weather detector now. When your thumb aches, a low front is approaching.


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