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Update on Alaskan Brother in Motorcycle accident

Below is from our brother Jeff's family and there is a link Help Jeff here you can go to if you wish to help. Also a friend in NC said a brother from the other side (Cop) was in a bike accident also and in much need of our prayers too.

No one knows the power of prayer until you have tried it and commit to never let up!

Hey Everyone, Jeff's daughters here, thanks so much for all the well wishes, prayers and support. He's improving everyday and slowly getting his movement back, but it's going to be a long hard road and looks like he'll be here in Anchorage for a while and in recovery long after that.

For those of you that don’t know what happened here’s an update: He was in a motorcycle accident late Saturday (8/22) night. He was coming home from Fairbanks and was 3 quarters of the way when he crashed; he crashed on Peridot Rd near Universal Welding. He has no recollection of the accident, his first memory is when he woke up in the ditch and it was getting light outside. He was unable to move so he lay in the ditch for about 10 hours before he was found and 911 was called. He was taken to FMH then in Med-evac to Providence Med Center in Anchorage that same night. His diagnosis is spinal cord injury; his spinal cord is swollen and bruised the worst of it in his C4-C7 vertebrae. He's getting surgery next week sometime, looks like on the 8th, to help him along. He has very limited movement in his body and is on bed rest, but for the hour a day that he gets physical therapy and they sit him up for a bit. His therapist say that he is improving leaps and bounds every day, but he still has a ways to go. His Doctor has said that it could take up to a year for him to get back any normalcy, but we all know Jeff and he’s planning on being back to normal in no time ;)

His spirits are up and he's joking with us every day and he likes his pain meds ;) though they do knock him out, which is good he needs as much rest as possible. With his long hospital stay he is incurring an increasing bill and a family friend is in the process of setting up this website for donations. Dad isn't too keen on the idea as his pride would prefer he handle it alone, however we hope this can be something he doesn't have to worry about and he can concentrate on his recovery. I know that times are tough for everyone right now, but every little bit will be helpful and MUCH appreciated. Thanks for everything!

With all his resting in bed he has a lot of time on his hands, therefore is having us check his email and facebook, so we are keeping him updated as well as updating his facebook for him, so look there for updates.

Thanks again for everything!!!

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Comment by milli cater on February 25, 2019 at 1:36am

A motorcycle accident leaves scars and bad memories. But most important is to recover faster and to be able to walk again. Many times, the physical therapy Brandon FL has been proven to be efficient for recovering. Specialists will help the patient to do those things that he could do them prior to the accident.

Comment by Nick Morgan on September 1, 2009 at 11:13am
Thanks for the update Brad!

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