Fell off tree with gear on, landed on buttocks, soreness, running fever. Risk of internal injury?
My husband fell about 8 feet to the ground while descending a tree yesterday. He was roped, but the crotch of the tree gave way and he fell with about 40 lbs of gear on. Landed on his buttocks on a log. He is of course extremely sore today, but has also been running a fever on and off. Is there any risk of internal injuries and should he be seen for this?
It will be best to consult orthopedic surgeon/surgeon immediately and get a check up and tests done to exclude any major injury.
Internal injuries should be excluded and if present needs urgent treatment
Hope your husband be well soon
Answered: Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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