Monday, May 17, 2010

Ben's 1st Broken Bone

What a night. We went to my parents house to cut the boys hair. I decided to do it on the back deck so we didn't have to deal with all the hair inside. The boys were playing and my dad's metal extension ladder fell over and landed on Ben's lower leg/foot. He was screaming and was clearly in pain. He refused to walk and it immediately started swelling. i decided to take him to the ER. He broke the bottom of the leg bone, top of the ankle bone on the growth plate. It was shifted and not lined up the way it should be anymore.
He has a temporary cast right now, and will get his full cast on Wednesday after the swelling has had a chance to subside. He is also completely non-weight bearing. not fun at all. so far he's still sore enough he is ok with that, but for how long, i'm not sure.
Here are a few pictures from his night!

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