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RNH To Have Season Ending Shoulder Surgery (Labrum Tear)
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04-21-2013, 12:54 PM
Join Date: Dec 2005
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By everything I've heard and was rumored the medical professionals were stating surgery was required.
Also when the medical establishment states something like "continued use won't worsen the injury" they are generally citing normal use citation. Not speaking about the high impact and dangerous world of pro hockey where shoulders as a rule are subjected to as much insult and injury as any pro sport.
Perhaps something lost in the translation about pro hockey. Its one thing to tell a hiker, yeah continue to hike, you can have the surgery later when you get back, vs applying this logic to somebody that in an occupation where they get more impact on it every night then anybody else would get in a year at work and play..
You must not have a very high opinion of doctors if you think they aren't capable of applying a diagnosis to a person and consider their profession in their opinion. I find that pretty insulting to their intelligence.
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