: Injury Report:
Williams out with a Broken Leg
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12-27-2009, 12:09 PM
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Belmont Shore, CA
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I wish Williams all the best in his recovery. I think even the best case scenario would have him out for at least two months. My son had fib and tib break and if there are no complications that is at least three to four months.
My son had infections, plate removal, etc.,
which seems all too common, and that took him out for 8 months.
Either way, bad luck for Williams.
That's what happened to me. Infection showed itself on the ankle screws 5 months later so they took out the screws and gave me medicine. Two weeks later, the infection comes back even worse so they took all of the metal out. This put me back on crutches for another 3 months along with a 2x daile home-IV hookup to fight the infection.
This was worse-case stuff, along with the fatty embolism at the time of the break, but I am perfectly fine and have pushed my leg harder since than I had before the break. He will be fine and this isn't career-ending stuff but it's extremely optimistic to expect him back this season.
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