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By Vicki Sternfeld-Rossi
The Times 

Wrist Casts as Bookends?


February 29, 2024

Wednesday, day three of retirement, while playing tennis, I dove for a ball at the net, returned the drop shot, scored the point, and promptly fell with a big thud. Off to the ER to find out I had multiple broken bones and an impacted fracture in my left wrist.

The following day, day four of retirement, I met with the Orthopedist, and I’m scheduled for surgery February 16, to have a plate and some screws put in. My first official hardware, and hopefully, the last.

I recently read an article in a newspaper stating that most ER visits these days are seniors who injure themselves playing pickleba...

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