June 2004 | Matthew Warlick

June 28th – Monday

So today was worse than most lately. Thankfully my hand is still doing well, and not going numb; my shoulder, however, hurt like a fucking bitch today. I was frustrated all day and had to leave work early. Sometimes i just can’t deal with the pain and need to...

June 26th – My Birthday

Well today has been a bit better than most, my hand hasn’t been numb for almost a week so i’ve been able to do some painting and drawing, i’ve also worked on the new website some more. My shoulderblade has been bothering me tho, it seems when my arm...

June 24th – Dr. Bonnett

So i went to see doctor Bonnet yesterday, an orthopedic surgeon recommended by a co-worker who had a clavicle resection. He seemed nice enough and had a good disposition, and genuinely seemed to want to help. I could hear him outside looking thru my chart and x-rays,...

the story thus far

So, I opted not to have the initial surgery, as 90% of most patients due. For the most part, collarbones heal back normally with little treatment. What I didn’t know then is that there are 3 types of collarbone breaks, based on the area broken, along with subset of...

an introduction

An introduction On May 4th, 2003, I broke my collarbone. Not an uncommon accident. Collarbone fractures account for more than a third of all broken bones. I was riding a new ATV. It flipped, and landed on ym shoulder. 500+ pounds of machinery falling backwards,...