This past Friday was six weeks since Ryan’s left forearm was re-splinted. In January he broke both the ulna and radius bones while receiving therapy. At that time, he spent six weeks in a splint. Sadly, the ulna never healed and failed to connect (called a non-union). One (of the many) unfortunate challenge Ryan faces […]
For the sake of comparison, I thought it might be helpful to eyeball Ryan’s forearm injury side-by-side over time. To me (and the orthopedic surgeon) it seems the smaller-boned radius is mostly healed. Although, the doctor wouldn’t commit to saying it is healed. I clearly see new bone around the injury and the fracture line is […]
Whew! What a morning. Busy. Busy. Busy. We had Ryan up and at ’em well before 6:00AM to get him ready for transport at 7:00AM. So much goes into just getting ready to take him out. Then, there’s the whole “going out” part. What a pain in the kester (I briefly consider inserting a picture […]
Sometime over the next couple of days Ryan will be going out to see an orthopedic surgeon. Really, I wish I could just tell you when this will happen, but I don’t like the idea of people knowing I’m not home. Yes, the house will be occupied by work crews and is under constant surveillance […]
I started getting results back yesterday afternoon from Ryan’s trip to Reston hospital the prior day. One good. One okay. One bad. Dr. Hinkle (Ryan’s eye doctor) visited earlier in the day. This exam found some items that need addressing.