Thread: Injury Report: Doughty with thigh contusion
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01-13-2009, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Primakov! View Post
I know some people like to say it's just a bruise, but here are two name to think about -- Myositis Ossificans and Cam Neely.

I imagine more people are familiar with Neely, but Myositis Ossificans is just as infamous since it ended Neely's career and it's a condition that can occur from a complication of a contusion stemming from returning to activity too soon. Basically it causes bone to begin growing inside of and around your muscles and turn it into a hardened mass.

You can read about it more here.
Wow... interesting stuff. Thanks for the link. I guess they'll rest Doughty until it heals a bit more.

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