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    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 16th Jun 17, 8:37 PM
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    Broken bones are paimful
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    • 16th Jun 17, 8:37 PM
    Broken bones are paimful 16th Jun 17 at 8:37 PM
    Took a step up a 5 step staircase whils looking at some special offer on the side of the staircase,
    My sandal caught the lip of the next step, twisted a bit sideways to avoid falling on my arthritic wrist and my shoulder slammed into the chrome staircse barrier.
    Broken humerous which is black today and very, vert painful....
    make the most of it, we are only here for the weekend.
    and we will never, ever return.
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    • maninthestreet
    • By maninthestreet 16th Jun 17, 9:32 PM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 9:32 PM
    I bet you didn't find it very humerous?
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    • ceredigion
    • By ceredigion 16th Jun 17, 9:35 PM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 9:35 PM
    Should know better at your age.


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    • no1catman
    • By no1catman 16th Jun 17, 9:46 PM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 9:46 PM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 9:46 PM
    There are three 'pains' here:

    - the initial pain of the break.
    - the pain when the arm is being manipulated back into the right position, to be plastered for the bones to heal in the right place.
    - and finally, the longer - what a 'pain' this is - the inconvenience of after the plaster comes off, the physiotherapy etc., as you get used to using the arm again.

    Good luck.
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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 16th Jun 17, 9:53 PM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 9:53 PM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 9:53 PM
    Sorry to hear that

    I have had a few broken bones in my time, wrist, arm, ankle and numerous ribs, all at different times.

    As has been said, the biggest pain is waiting for the break to heal.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 16th Jun 17, 10:01 PM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 10:01 PM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 10:01 PM
    So sorry to read this.
    I really hope you get better soon.
    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 17th Jun 17, 4:11 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 4:11 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 4:11 PM
    No cast as its at the top of my humerous just one of thos collar and cuff things.
    And a bluddy ginormous bruise covering the whole of my upper arm.
    Never felt pain like this before, awful
    make the most of it, we are only here for the weekend.
    and we will never, ever return.
    • dekaspace
    • By dekaspace 17th Jun 17, 7:22 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 7:22 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 7:22 PM
    I broke my wrist, hand and part of arm a few months back, walked around for hours afterward sore but didn't think it was broken, had to get a operation on arm to reset bones which involved removing blood to arm and snapping my fingers.

    Didn't feel much pain more stiffness but was told I was only person they knew that didn't cry in pain (I have very high pain tolerance)

    Months on getting physio, so as my friend says be glad its not worse lol.
    • Chris25
    • By Chris25 17th Jun 17, 7:23 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 7:23 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 7:23 PM
    you need a good drop of the hard stuff to try to blot out the pain
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 17th Jun 17, 9:35 PM
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    I never had a broken bone. Four times, doctors thought I have broken bones. Four times, doctors were baffled on how there were no broken bones from X-Ray and MRI scans.

    Both ankles, on separate occasions when falling over Leeds' loose or missing paving stones. When a customer dropped a 5kg dumbell on my foot and my current shin pain - stress fracture.

    I was in much pain.
    • dekaspace
    • By dekaspace 18th Jun 17, 4:42 PM
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    I never had a broken bone. Four times, doctors thought I have broken bones. Four times, doctors were baffled on how there were no broken bones from X-Ray and MRI scans.

    Both ankles, on separate occasions when falling over Leeds' loose or missing paving stones. When a customer dropped a 5kg dumbell on my foot and my current shin pain - stress fracture.

    I was in much pain.
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    I had that too, had pain in shoulder/neck for 4 months since broke my hand, never got it checked out until it got severe and doctor himself said bone is feeling warped and the muscle far too tender.

    Had a x ray and its just "X ray shows no break"

    Pain has become tolerable but still sore, 5 months on the fact I still get severe pain in it I am told means nothing.
    • Tarry
    • By Tarry 18th Jun 17, 6:41 PM
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    Ouch You take it easy x
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 18th Jun 17, 8:48 PM
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    I bet you didn't find it very humerous?
    Originally posted by maninthestreet
    Paim is never funny, nor is it green.


    Seriously, I hope you heal quickly, McNeff.

    There is a herbal remedy called Knitbone, (aka comfrey), which may be useful.
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    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 18th Jun 17, 9:24 PM
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    Will get some yomorrow

    Having osteoporosis doesnt help
    Last edited by McKneff; 18-06-2017 at 10:56 PM.
    make the most of it, we are only here for the weekend.
    and we will never, ever return.
    • sillyvixen
    • By sillyvixen 18th Jun 17, 10:49 PM
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    No cast as its at the top of my humerous just one of thos collar and cuff things.
    And a bluddy ginormous bruise covering the whole of my upper arm.
    Never felt pain like this before, awful
    Originally posted by McKneff
    Had a shoulder fracture several years ago (both tuberosities and hairline fracture at the neck of shoulder) the bruise went as far as my elbow. Have they just x rayed the whole humerous or just the top bit. I say this as fracture 4 (mid shaft humerous fracture) was discovered 7 weeks later by a student radioligist who was struggling to concentrate the x Ray to the requested area and ended up photographing as far as my elbow.

    I feel your pain and wish you a speedy recovery.
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 19th Jun 17, 3:52 AM
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    Could I just say that the bone in the upper arm is called the humerus (which comes from the Latin word, humerus/umerus meaning upper arm) .

    This seems to have become conflated with the word humorous, meaning amusing, (from the Latin word humor).

    It is easy to confuse the two, as they sound the same when spoken.
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    • Flick216
    • By Flick216 19th Jun 17, 8:34 AM
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    Ouch! You poor thing!

    Apart from a greenstick fracture about 40 years ago, I have never broken a bone so I have no idea how much pain you are in. It sounds ruddy awful! I hope you find some relief soon.

    How long will it take to heal?
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 19th Jun 17, 8:55 AM
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    Could I just say that the bone in the upper arm is called the humerus (which comes from the Latin word, humerus/umerus meaning upper arm) .

    This seems to have become conflated with the word humorous, meaning amusing, (from the Latin word humor).

    It is easy to confuse the two, as they sound the same when spoken.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
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    • flissh
    • By flissh 19th Jun 17, 1:55 PM
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    Ouch, that sound bl@ddy painful. Hope it feels better soon
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 19th Jun 17, 2:41 PM
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    Errare humanum est. Persevare autem diabolicum.
    Originally posted by Sleazy

    I know, but I have a medical background and it was doing my head in!
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