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|9 weeks 16 hours ago||Helmets have limited capacity||
Helmets have limited capacity to protect against concussion. Even modern designs have not shown much greater protection from concussion then old-fashioned leather helmets. They are much better in protecting against a skull fracture but not concussion. It has to do with the sudden deceleration and impact of the brain inside the skull. That is a very difficult biomedical engineering problem to solve.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||To say that a patient is lazy||
To say that a patient is lazy or the doctor is incompetent if not "recovered" 5 months after an ACL reconstruction is just a ridiculous statement.
|2 years 50 weeks ago||But the clock did stop at||
But the clock did stop at :43. Watch the replay. Not for long, but clock stopped, chains were moving, and the ref started the clock going again. Quite quickly if you ask me but clock did stop.
|2 years 50 weeks ago||The clock DID stop at :43 for||
The clock DID stop at :43 for the first down. The chains were (kind of ) reset, and the ref started the clock. We lost 11 seconds at the line of scrimmage trying to get our next play off before the ref stopped it again for the review. It seems to me that refs this year are really starting the clock very quickly after first downs. I've noticed several times that the chains are not even reset and the clock gets rolling again.
|2 years 50 weeks ago||I believe that had the call||
I believe that had the call been reversed, the clock would have been reset. Given that it wasn't, I think it was correct to not change the clock. Once they did restart the clock it probably did cost us an additional 3-4 seconds as we didn't snap the ball right away.
|3 years 7 weeks ago||Generally speaking, yes. The||
Generally speaking, yes.
|3 years 7 weeks ago||No. ACL injuries are||
No. ACL injuries are traumatic, not attritional or degenerative. The ligament tears acutely and destabilizes the knee. Typically, the knee is fine and then a split second later it is not.
|3 years 7 weeks ago||I don't agree with that.||
I don't agree with that. There is no literature to suggest that an ACL reconstructed knee is necessarily stronger or better than pre injury. While the transplanted patellar tendon or hamstring tendons are both stronger than the native ACL at the time of surgery, they undergo significant remodeling and revascularization which significantly
|3 years 7 weeks ago||Orthopaedist here. Pure||
Orthopaedist here. Pure speculation, but a 2 week prognosis would imply cleaning up a small flap of cartilage or small flap tear of the meniscus that was removed (as opposed to repaired or stitched). With a first rate staff of docs and trainers like M has and a high level athlete, 2 weeks is possible but that is not typical for the average weekend warrrior. Once again; speculation - I know nothing at all of what Roundtree had done.