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Re: Way OT: EM fingers!

ouch on the digit man.maybe using a leach on the
fingertip could increase the blood flow to that area.
and then you could write a song or get a nick-name
                heal fast,
                   scary visionary

ps.watch out for lawn-mower mufflers...

--- Stephen Goodman <spgoodman@earthlight.net> wrote:

> Okay, I knew I'd ask about this but now have no
> choice from context alone...
> The rig has been down for several months given
> massive works on the house. 
> On a weekend three or so weeks ago when I'd just had
> it and wanted to play 
> no matter what, I stupidly crushed the end of my
> left middle finger between 
> two big flagstones around 3 weeks ago, splitting the
> end like a melon. 
> Didn't break anything (x-ray check) and it wasn't a
> center-on hit so I kept 
> the nail.  I can however feel the hard bit inside
> where the scar tissue is 
> forming.  I massage the tip most of the time,
> gently, and the feeling in the 
> tip still hasn't come back.  I've been told by a
> carpenter who says he did 
> something similar that it won't come back for as
> much as three months. 
> Obviously this effects playing - and even if one
> excludes the nuances one 
> obtains through good feeling-control, the hazard of
> not feeling the 
> fingertip becomes one of finger damage through sense
> ignorance.
> I was itching to play before this happened, and have
> been having lucid 
> dreams about playing since a week after the
> accident.  Needless to say here 
> is an illustration as to why one should not hesitate
> before going at it. 
> I'm going to come into just a little bit of money
> via my late mum-in-law 
> sometime in the next month or so, and have decided
> that [a] life is frigging 
> short, and [b] I'm going to get a small, efficient
> amp system for 
> performance purposes and rent a couple of halls in
> the London area when this 
> damned finger gets better.
> So, guitarists on the list: How long will it take
> for this to come back? 
> Thx in advance.
> S.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jeff Shirkey" <jcshirke@midway.uchicago.edu>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, 13 June, 2006 02:04 AM
> Subject: Re: Way OT: EM fingers!
> >
> >>
> >> ... but can you imagine how you could use this to
> feel your way  around a 
> >> keyboard, or a guitar.... your house?
> >
> > Actually, no. :) How would this help someone make
> music?
> >
> > I currently treat a fractured bone in my foot with
> EM waves 10 hours  a 
> > day. I'm not sure that's something I'd want to
> feel.
> >
> > Jeff
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 

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