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02-15-2013, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by alpa View Post
That is a nasty length of stitching, I'm not a doctor but was that really necassary. I mean when I got my acl fixed they took some "spareparts" from my tigh and they made one little hole at my knee and from there went up my tigh (a good distance) to take the "part" they needed. It could be different when you are going the other way perhaps, meaning inserting instead of taking I guess.

Either way hope you will get better, it stinks to loose mobility and you have to step back on certain actions.
they had to go fishing for the upper part of the tendon, back up behind the calf muscle. when it completely tears it will retract back up behind the calf. he said the incision is 1-2" more than normal

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