I now have pins holding my shoulder together! You can see them clearly in this X-ray of my shoulder taken on December 15th 2011.
Shoulder surgery tweets
For those of you unaware, I had shoulder surgery last week. I recall finding it incredibly amusing watching @ninjalikescheez tweeting immediately following surgery, so I decided to follow suit and risk public embarrassment and shame by doing likewise. Some would call posting your inner thoughts on a public timeline whilst drugged out of your mind […]
Pleasant view from the hospital ward
I’m currently blobbing out on my bed at Mercy hospital after having a Laterjet procedure performed on m shoulder yesterday morning. I went for a walk earlier and took these photos out the ward windows on my phone.
I had a Laterjet procedure performed on me this morning to correct for extreme instabiliy in my left shoulder. My surgeon Simon McMahon kindly agreed to oranise for someone to take a photo of the internals of my shoulder. If you are squeamish you may not want to see them.
Internal shoulder photos
Look away now if you don’t like seeing icky stuff. The following photos are of the internals of my shoulder as seen through an athroscopic probe during a Bankhardt repair performed in late November.
I’m having a Bankart repair done on my shoulder on Monday. Below are some photos of my shoulder. Uunfortunately you can’t see much damage as it’s the soft tissue which needs repaired. My shoulder pops out of the socket on a regular basis ever since I was body checked in a non-contact ice hockey game. […]