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04-12-2004, 05:25 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Danbury, CT
Don't want to toot my own horn here
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Sam and JD said in the game the next day that the surgery was a huge success.
Then it was mentioned in most of the major papers that the surgery removed scar tissue that was impinging on the nerve, preventing it from proper function and regeneration, and that Dan immediately felt the benefit. Blackburn feels that he could be ready by the beginning of next year.
It was mentioned a few times on these boards, when the articles were posted (thanks KING), but I forget exactly when it was.
but damn it
I broke the good news that day.
In all seriousness, as someone mentioned above once they removed the scar tissue the article stated that they actually saw the nerve ending snap back into place. The impingement was that severe.
Anyway, the reports are that the inprovement that he has experienced already has been 100 times what he has gone through in the last 9 months.
Additionally, someone is getting fired for not suggesting this a whole lot sooner. Not that it changes the teams destiny by any stretch, but there's alot of games that he missed that he should have played in.
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