Last Friday night Steven was playing in his indoor soccer game and fell on his hand as he was trying to block a shot. The game was around 9:30pm so I was at home with Korbin. I got a call from Steven saying he was going to the emergency room becaus he broke his hand. Luckily I have a fabulous Sis in law (Rachel) that was willing to come hang out at my house for a little while so I could go be with Steven. Of course the ER is never in any huge hurry especially if you aren't in life or death danger. So we had the pleasure of waiting and waiting. It seemed like it took forever and I imagine it was even worse for Steven. They took an Xray (Above) and confirmed the break and said he would probably need surgery and he recomended us to a specialist. They gave him a splint type thing and he was on his way.
Here is his broken hand. This is a few days after it happened so it isn't as swollen.
My sister Megan works in an Orthopedic office and has a wonderful doctor that is willing to do anything for her. So he said he would take care of Steven's hand for us. On Monday we headed to Draper where Megan works and had her doctor break it back into place. Steven was very sad all the way there and I know he wasn't looking forward to the pain as well as having a hard cast and having it on for 6 plus weeks. Well when we got there Dave (the doctor) numbed his hand and put the bone back and then my sister put him in another splint. This splint was a thousand times better than from the ER. It covers his last two fingers and goes almost to his elbow. They took another XRay and it looks good. Dave thinks it should heal good and no surgery. The even more exciting news is that Steven only needs the splint on for 4 weeks! That made his entire night and he said he can make it 4 weeks. Now his basketball season, video games, and soccer aren't ruined. We have a check up next week to make sure its healing correctly and then we will just wait for the 4 weeks. Going to Megan and her doctor ended up saving us over a thousand dollars, so I am extremely grateful that I have a nice sister and she works with such a nice doctor.