Of course, those are just the "official" medical reasons. I didn't see the "real" reason for most of those "injuries" on the list: "Bruised Ego".Originally posted by <b>BLAZER PROPHET</b>!
Thanks Shilly- I liked the link. Now we know where Blazer management comes up with the medical reasons for the I.R.
That's what I thought too and why I found it so interesting but I googled it ...Originally posted by <b>Schilly</b>!
Is that from playing X-Box?
I had that happen playing basketball once. Reached out to block a pass and the ball bent my thumb way out, trearing the ligament that connects the thumb to the palm.Originally posted by <b>gambitnut</b>!
That's what I thought too and why I found it so interesting but I googled it ...
Usually, a fall, some how catching the thumb on the way down. When skiing, the thumb may be injured in a fall, caught in the ski pole loop - referred to as a "ski pole thumb" - the same injury._
When the thumb is pushed sideways_ away from the index finger, the ligament connection between the bones may be torn. Usually, just the ligament is torn, but a small chip of bone may be torn off as well._
Actually, the name "gamekeeper's thumb" is an old expression, referring not to a sudden injury, but to stretching this ligament out over a long time by pushing hard again and again - doing a particular thing that gamekeepers used to do by hand...