Hand Healing Nicely But Shoulder Not Happy

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March 5th Stitches were removed and the FIFTH orthopedic device was put on. It is a hand brace to support and protect the two fingers. Surgical incisions are healing well but the fingers are still very stiff and all the joints need to significantly increase mobility before Ray can effectively … [Read more...]

Post Surgery Update Brace-Splint, Rehab

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March 3 Update following accident. Ray saw highly recommended physical therapist, Shira Siegal, who removed the surgical cast, re-dressed the fingers, and created a custom removable orthopedic brace/splint. The new splint allows the device to be removed for physical therapy and hand regular … [Read more...]

Surgery set for Thursday – Accident update

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Continuing updates on Ray Gordon's medical treatment following the accident in Nigeria. Following the initial post and the first update about the accident in Nigeria. Here is my third update post beginning February 22. On the recommendation of Dr. Mark Weiss we visited Steve Shin at Kerlan … [Read more...]

This Hard Case Protected Ray’s Glasses But You Can See the Impact

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Another photo from Ray'saccident in Nigeria. This glass case was in Ray's backpack next to him on the seat. We suspect the backpack is what broke his hand. There are some photos from today of Ray's black eye etc visible to "family contacts" only within this public Flickr set of photos of Ray. … [Read more...]

Accident on Way to Kaduna Cuts Nigeria Mission Short

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Ray Gordon was a passenger in rear of this Toyota Sequoia Limited with a professional driver carrying three key members of a World Bank related mission in Nigeria. Ray is the Urban Designer for the mission. During mission trips, there are always several stops in different cities in Nigeria. … [Read more...]