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Infirmary [UPD: Gazdic (Shoulder), Petry (Shoulder), Ference (Arm)]
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10-21-2013, 09:30 PM
Join Date: Sep 2013
Originally Posted by
The Perfect Human
ACL tears are a clinical diagnosis - you get a positive Lachmann's test on exam that's diagnostic. Often in acute settings it takes an MRI for the diagnosis if the swelling/pain is too severe to do a normal exam - but an exam diagnosis could be the reason for the quick report?
That being said - Hall had to fly into EDM and probably had to go through the public system to get that MRI done - the Colts had Wayne playing at home, and could get an MRI done within hours thanks to paying for it.
That's just speculation though - I have no idea how quickly athletes get ushered in for imaging in Canada.
Oilers go to a private clinic for MRIs is my understanding from a little bit of hearsay
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