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Todd Simpson
Jul 6 2020, 10:17 PM
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Thanks for the update! I'm glad to hear you are getting close to recovery!!!!

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QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jul 6 2020, 04:49 PM) *
Hello Todd,

As I haven't had much recovery progress I had a video consultation today, to get through this final stage of recovery as quickly as possible I have to stop as much movement with my hands supinated (palm turned upwards towards body) as possible. He feels that doing prolonged movements in that position is antagonising the injury and causing much slower recovery. Unfortunately that means no guitar. Hopefully it will only be a few days as I'm 95% recovered but this final 5% is still preventing chord vibrato so I need to get to 100%..

I'll keep you informed.

Cheers

Phil

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Jul 12 2020, 07:51 PM
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Hello Sarge,

Update, I've just tried the SRV lesson and still can't vibrato the chords, I also still can't do the tapping drill in bootcamp with my right hand muting at the top of the neck, I didn't expect to as I still have weakness in my left arm but it is getting better. As always, the last 20% of recovery seems to take 80% of the time for the total recovery. If I flex my left bicep, a lot of it is still soft whereas my right bicep is very firm. This tells me, I think, that many of the muscle fibres aren't being triggered by the related nerves, this has likely caused parts of the bicep to wither. I'll report this finding to the consultant tomorrow, it may need some electro-stimulation which I can do at home at a certain level.

We'll get there.

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Phil

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Jul 13 2020, 08:52 AM
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QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jul 12 2020, 02:51 PM) *
Hello Sarge,

Update, I've just tried the SRV lesson and still can't vibrato the chords, I also still can't do the tapping drill in bootcamp with my right hand muting at the top of the neck, I didn't expect to as I still have weakness in my left arm but it is getting better. As always, the last 20% of recovery seems to take 80% of the time for the total recovery. If I flex my left bicep, a lot of it is still soft whereas my right bicep is very firm. This tells me, I think, that many of the muscle fibres aren't being triggered by the related nerves, this has likely caused parts of the bicep to wither. I'll report this finding to the consultant tomorrow, it may need some electro-stimulation which I can do at home at a certain level.

We'll get there.

Cheers

Phil

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Jul 13 2020, 09:09 AM
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Was your sign off a clever pun or a typo? wink.gif

To be honest Sarge there isn't much pain, the left arm just isn't responding to nerve impulses at the moment, or rather the necessary nerves aren't being triggered.

We'll get there for sure.

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I have great respect for anyone who fights through things and doesn't complain and you've have not winged one bit. I'm glad it's getting better smile.gif Bootcamp and I will be here for ya!

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QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jul 13 2020, 04:09 AM) *
Was your sign off a clever pun or a typo? wink.gif

To be honest Sarge there isn't much pain, the last arm just isn't responding to nerve impulses at the moment, or rather the necessary nerves aren't being triggered.

We'll get there for sure.

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Aug 3 2020, 09:42 PM
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Hello Sarge,


I'm going to start working on strengthening this arm /shoulder for a few days, it's still not perfect but it could take months so I might as well try, the last few % always take the longest or cost the most in practically anything in life.

Hopefully I'll be back in Bootcamp very soon.

Speak soon buddy.

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Todd Simpson
Aug 3 2020, 10:20 PM
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Hope you heal up and hair over as they say! Get strong Soldier!

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quote name='Phil66' date='Aug 3 2020, 04:42 PM' post='779309']
Hello Sarge,


I'm going to start working on strengthening this arm /shoulder for a few days, it's still not perfect but it could take months so I might as well try, the last few % always take the longest or cost the most in practically anything in life.

Hopefully I'll be back in Bootcamp very soon.

Speak soon buddy.
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