Orthopedics Patient Stories

Jim Lambert wrist surgery patient storyWrist Surgery

While Jim was lifting a 180 pound barbell, his left wrist got stuck between his body and the bar. He heard and felt a pop and in 30 seconds his wrist swelled to twice its size. For Jim, a serious amateur athlete who competes at the national level for Olympic weightlifting, this injury was catastrophic. Jim saw Dr. Dietz in Milford Regional’s emergency room and the doctor explained that Jim needed emergency surgery. Read Jim’s story.

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