Let’s see your War wounds…hand and arm surgery scars

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Obviously drumming is horrible on your hands back etc

Us older guys talk of back hand shoulder issues and sounds Like so many of us have gone under the knife

Like in jaws where they Try to outdo each other with scars I’ll start


Two cubital tunnel surgeries
Two scars on the elbow
On on the palm
C5 to c7 neck fusion surgery

Now shoulder tendinitis cortisone injections
 

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Obviously drumming is horrible on your hands back etc

Us older guys talk of back hand shoulder issues and sounds Like so many of us have gone under the knife

Like in jaws where they Try to outdo each other with scars I’ll start


Two cubital tunnel surgeries
Two scars on the elbow
On on the palm
C5 to c7 neck fusion surgery

Now shoulder tendinitis cortisone injections
I had the same surgery. Right arm. Mines from baseball though, not drumming.
 

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I broke both the thumbs and torn the ligaments playing baseball many years ago . I did this on consecutive years ! Right one first , then the left . Took awhile (6months) to get full mobility back . One thing that did come of this , is that my grip has become more relaxed and my chops improved as a result . I have permanent titanium pins in each thumb .
 

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I was once in a local snare drum competition. I had prepared a piece that ended with a inverted double Swiss Ratamaque at triple forte and a blistering tempo. My performance was going fantastically and I was nailing everything. As I approached this difficult rudiment I, on the spur of the moment, and for a reason that has alluded me ever since, decided to play it in inverse retrograde. Perhaps to impress the judges i'll never know. Without warning the tips of both my index fingers immediately separated and were catapulted across the room followed by a stream of blood, both landing on the judges table in a bloody mess. I was naturally in shock but by some miracle finished the piece to a stunned audience, now on their feet applauding wildly. It was enough to land me first place. I was fully recovered in three months minus the tips of both index fingers, and with practice have been able to play faster than ever.
 

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I was once in a local snare drum competition. I had prepared a piece that ended with a inverted double Swiss Ratamaque at triple forte and a blistering tempo. My performance was going fantastically and I was nailing everything. As I approached this difficult rudiment I, on the spur of the moment, and for a reason that has alluded me ever since, decided to play it in inverse retrograde. Perhaps to impress the judges i'll never know. Without warning the tips of both my index fingers immediately separated and were catapulted across the room followed by a stream of blood, both landing on the judges table in a bloody mess. I was naturally in shock but by some miracle finished the piece to a stunned audience, now on their feet applauding wildly. It was enough to land me first place. I was fully recovered in three months minus the tips of both index fingers, and with practice have been able to play faster than ever.

Hmmmm

At least you won
 

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simple (god forbid not compound) (shin) (minor actually sorta) (2 places) and like the Doc said -healed back stronger (I was 14 Bike accident (solo bike accident
It's why I'm so mean today Grrrrrr
soon as that cast came off I went straight to Good Times Bad Times nailed it and never looked back fact.
1970-71


JDA19691.jpg then

Aug2twentyone 007.JPG today


no head hand foot or arm injuries ever.
 
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I was once in a local snare drum competition. I had prepared a piece that ended with a inverted double Swiss Ratamaque at triple forte and a blistering tempo. My performance was going fantastically and I was nailing everything. As I approached this difficult rudiment I, on the spur of the moment, and for a reason that has alluded me ever since, decided to play it in inverse retrograde. Perhaps to impress the judges i'll never know. Without warning the tips of both my index fingers immediately separated and were catapulted across the room followed by a stream of blood, both landing on the judges table in a bloody mess. I was naturally in shock but by some miracle finished the piece to a stunned audience, now on their feet applauding wildly. It was enough to land me first place. I was fully recovered in three months minus the tips of both index fingers, and with practice have been able to play faster than ever.
Okaaay.....
 

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My right hand and wrist are all busted up inside from a few separate injuries. But having had these untreated scars so long, it's just natural for me to be very aware of motions and stresses. Automatic tension sensors
 


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