Aug 28, 2014, 02:36 AM
Fin to skull. How long should I rest?
I was (trying) to surf North Topsail Beach, NC, yesterday, ate it and got a fin to the top of my head. The board is a foam longboard with softer fins, good choice.
I didn't go unconcious, feel generally well, and have a small bump. How long should I rest to avoid long term damage?
Aug 28, 2014, 02:38 AM
Yes. Come to SI for medical advice.
Do you have a concussion? If knot, you should be fine.
Aug 28, 2014, 02:46 AM
A couple of years at the minimum. Head injuries can lower the seizure threshold and that would be deadly in the water.
Aug 28, 2014, 03:17 AM
You have a brain cloud. It's an incurable disease with no symptoms; but you will be dead within 6 months. You have some time left, some life left. My advice, live it well.
Go surf Mavericks.
Aug 28, 2014, 03:23 AM
Aug 28, 2014, 03:33 AM
Aug 28, 2014, 04:49 AM
Originally Posted by ClemsonSurf
Joe Versus The Volcano!! Good flick.
Originally Posted by zaGaffer
Aug 28, 2014, 06:06 AM
No blood no foul..surf. If you're fuzzy be careful wait a day or three. You'll know...else..go surf.
Aug 28, 2014, 06:39 AM
The fact that you feel well is a sure sign theres something MAJOR wrong. Time to hang it up. No more physical activities for you. Tough break pal.
Aug 28, 2014, 10:38 AM
post a pic of your injury, your board, the fins, a selfie, your girlfriend or mom.
these will help us with the diagnosis
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