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02-15-2013, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Whiskeypete View Post
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
A lot of people don't realize when you completely sever the achilles it shoots up your leg and has to be pulled back down. Looks nasty, I'd rather spend $20 and play hockey in safety and I think the NHL needs to mandate these kevlar socks. Hockey is still that caveman-like sport where men object to safety because they claim they are more comfortable in the less safe option.

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