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Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by skifree, Sep 27, 2017.
Its been done,
Is there a way to block this entire thread so my increasingly tentative and reluctant partner won't see it?
Some seriously messed up stuff in here
I will count myself lucky that i escaped with just a couple of concussions!
This is the 0.00001% ters club.
Some people have ways of increasing that percentage.
Dude just do what I did; didn't ski, injury free suckaz
Oh I made myself sad
The bad news was my wife's injured knee (Grade 2 ACL tear) that put her out of action on Day 2 of a week long holiday in Perisher. But the good news was me and the kids being able to get more vertical metres as a result.
7 fractured ribs, flail chest, pneumothorax, haemothorax, lung and cardiac contusions.
Air lifted to the Alfred last Sunday night...
Making a better recovery than expected.
Far out dude! That's serious shit. Speedy recovery.
I don't think I want to look at this thread again.
Glad your recovery is better than you expected it to be, hope that continues.
Do you mind me asking what on earth happened?!
Dude. Thats one hell of a blow.
Get better fast. Hope it wasn't the curse of the TTS!
Tree? Rock? Hope you were at least going fast. You win this thread so far.
What happened to the tree?
and that was just from trying to be on first lifts in the morning
Holy crepe @Boodwah thats damage plus . Don’t cough or sneeze ... that’ll hurt .Speedy wellness.
New leader in injury of the year...
Ouch ++ with pike.
Speedy recovery, try not to laugh , sneeze or cough.
It took me a MVA to get my broken ribs, collar bone , flail chest and pneumothorax...that is serious danage.
Chest V snow gum branch at high speed.
Bottom of Blue Ribbon of all places (oh the shame!).
Thanks for your concerns, in fact I've surprised everyone including myself with just how fast I've recovered. I even went for a light run this morning and despite protests from just about everyone I know am planning to ski next week.
I got a mate to thread a paravertebral catheter next to my spine on day 1 and it worked a treat which got me out of the narcotics spiral.
Just panadol and nsaids now.
A massive thanks will be in order for Hotham ski patrol, Hotham clinic, Ambulance Victoria, Royal Flying Doctors and Alfred Hospital!
I count myself very lucky, but so are we all to have such great services.
That's a beauty!!
Research? Can you claim tax benefits on that little mishap?
Best injury award. Best recovery award. No contest.
Already went for a run. Youre a crazy man. Glad to hear you are ok and i still have you as a neighbour. Dont rush it tho, take it easy and slow and come back stronger than ever.
Skiied off a "cliff" at speed onto flat landing - injured SJI joints, lumbosacral junction, tailbone, that whole region. Wasnt right for 4+ months, but ive come back better and stronger. Although i still can "feel" my tailbone if i sit for extended periods
Week later binding popped off at 85kmhr...low grade strain to my patella tendon, even though the metal binding broke!
No injuries during this season! Even walked away unscatched from this one.
Keep marvelling how you didn't get a spiral fracture of the tibia from your fall.
Free heel prolly helped as did the catastrophic release just before probable osteokaboom.
Anyhoo, mending is coming along slowly
Good to hear .. I also suspect perhaps climbing puts some unique conditioning into ankle ligaments.
Planning to ski next week?? Running already?? Flail chest is really serious. You must be young and fit . All the best for a ... careful recovery!
f*&ckin hell man.
Infact , f*7kin hell to the whole thread!
Unrelated to snow but i did this back in May. Yummy.
Sorry to hear it, I had it 6 years ago ... and i'll be honest it STILL makes itself known in fatigue in ligaments. Prick of a virus. How / where did you contract it?
Oh HELL NO @Darb
I opened this thread on my PC - those pictures were HUGE - and GROSS.
Red is healthy.
The second pic was a week later, and the rather good looking girl at burns unit said that @tele-whippet ... "it's looking great"
Da Fuq you been smoking woman?
Then told me she was going to "scrub the burns vigorously under running water". Whole experience was not fun.
OxyCodone was wonderful, still have a stash in the car.
Self, heli whizzed to The Alfred ICU after a "little" fall a few years ago.
Woke a week later to realise I was indeed in the first world.
My slightly strained knee ligaments dont really stack up when compared to some of the others in here!
Note to self: check Ambulance membership renewal dates..
In '08 I ruptured an ACL at Cardrona. Got checked over by a doc and a physio at the mountain clinic. It was late in the day and the physio volunteered to drive me off the mountain in my hire car.
Next day I was seen by another doc and physio at the local clinic. Turned out the physio was an old friend of my physio back in Melb.
I made the mistake of telling the doc that that knee had had an MCL 2 tear in the past. On the basis of that the insurer refused any assistance until I got a letter from my home GP that it was no longer a pre-existing condition. Now, I'd already signed a statement to that effect when applying and paying for the insurance but that wasn't good enough. And this was the weekend. And my GP hadn't treated the knee. Etc. I got back on crutches, solo. Geez I was pissed.
F*kn insurance - good when it works out, but on exclusions after the fact... & preconditions! I get the point though, but humanity & common sense!
The irony was that almost all the medical care and physio was covered by NZ's no-fault accident compensation scheme - even for foreigners.
Oh man, that's not good No hunt for white October this year by the sound of it
I think @Boodwah was hunting it today
Came here to share my injuries, saw what's already been shared, I'm out..
Not even for the posterity records?
I will up date the op list some time.
I don't think mine counts.
Had a head clash in my soccer game, broke my nose in several places (including bone protruding out of the skin). I have picture proof
Not exactly ski related but it may or may not have prevented me from coming down this season
Bummers of an accident & injury .
But no it counts in a different thread not yet started.
You have prompted me to start a thread over in Conversation for non snow related injuries.
On my discharge after three months in hospital I got a bill for $100. Outpatient meds.
The bloke next to me got one for $1,100. Ambulance trip, Nth Caulfield to The Alfred, just a few kms.
Me, my heli whizz from beyond Ballarat to The Alfred, zip.
Ambulance membership is the cheapest insurance, and it's national.
Yep. I clocked up $900 for a ride from the bakery to the hospital in Omeo. Got my rego's worth that year.
Hunt is on. Lucie the puppy and I did 1000m vertical yesterday! Good physio.
Just need to edit now...
I want some of what's in that catheter.
At home, Hunter Valley, May or June. Go figure.