another week in Paradise day 2 .2: upper limb group

AWP day 2.2: occupational therapy with the upper limb group – people with problems using their arms and hands. The tall bloke in the pink is Sid, and a nicer fellow you never did meet. He and his wife Mary are sparks of laughter in the context of a grim hospital. He has what is called Central core syndrome. He does have a broken back, but while his legs work well his upper body – his shoulders and arms – have limited function. Broke his back while skiing, so at least he went out with style

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