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02-27-2013, 10:33 AM
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Nac Mac Feegle
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Originally Posted by lafite View Post
Not a doctor, but I imagine the force needed to stretch a tendon to the tearing point in football or soccer would do all kinds of damage to that tendon, whereas when it is cut by a skate, it would be a lot cleaner with less overall damage. Anyway, that is my totally uninformed medical opinion.
Ugh....just reading about stretching, tearing, cutting and otherwise damaging tendons make my skin crawl. I can't imagine what goes through the head of anyone who has suffered a torn achilles or the mental challenges of rehab.

Anyone who thinks athletes are soft....hell no.

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