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Old 10-18-2012, 01:19 AM
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Default Re: broken wrist

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Originally Posted by MikeM View Post
I broke my wrist about a month ago, one of them little roundy bones in there somewhere ... Actually, the arm I broke about a month before that was about as devastating - which is to say not at all! It didn't need a cast either and I've been drumming on it, too.
What on earth are you doing, Mike??


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Originally Posted by konaboy View Post
Be patient and do whatever therapy they tell you to do!!
+1. I'm out of action with fractured ribs on the RH side and it looks like it's just a matter of time and gradually getting back. Have been practising LH push pull on a pad, which is all I can handle for now.


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Originally Posted by GRUNTERSDAD View Post
You are 21. That's young. Don't rush your come back. Do the therapy. Warm up when you do get back and don't strain doing other things. the key here is patience
+1 again. He's young and he'll heal faster than we would.

Even if you lose a little facility, there are so many things a musician can do without physical stress - listening (deeply), sight reading, exercises with unaffected limbs, mental imagery, writing music, take a break and freshen up. Better to make lemonade from a lemon than be disappointed about not being able to make orange juice. IMO
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