Kevin Ware injury

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    Kevin Ware injury

    Pray for this kid... horrible injury OMG

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Os7HP7F60vo

     
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    Worst injury I've ever seen.  I got sick to my stomach watching that replay.  Reminds me a lot of the Theismann injury. 

    Thoughts are with him for a speedy recovery.  

     
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    just crazy bad

     
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    That was a horrible break.  Feel bad for the kid and I hope for a fast recovery for him.

     

     
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    Could see the bone protruding out the front of his leg. I feel awful for the young man and wish him the speediest of recoveries, and I hope that his long term health isn't affected.

     
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    Pretty horrible. Magahee might be the comparison. That said Louisville looked great. Their guards are awesome.

     

     
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    Something isn't quite right medically, IMO, for that to happen. He jumps everyday for 2 hours in practice.  No contact, nothing. And his weight wasn't off and he didn't step on Thornton.

     

     



    good thought...

     
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    In response to RidingWithTheKingII's comment:

    Something isn't quite right medically, IMO, for that to happen. He jumps everyday for 2 hours in practice.  No contact, nothing. And his weight wasn't off and he didn't step on Thornton.

     

     



    Exactly what my mom said.  She thought that he had to have some type of bone cancer in order for it to break that cleanly and that terribly.

    Just an absolutely awful scene.  It did not look real; it was almost like it was photoshopped.  Poor kid.

     
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    I'd put it down to sheer bad luck rather than anything else, not that i'm an expert but just considering other injuries i've seen. Welker's knee is a good one you can make 1000 cuts and on number 1001 his ACL tears in a non contact injury. In saying that however the fact it was a bone is really strange possibly unnoticed stress fractures or stress fractures diagnosed as something else...possibly shin splints. Really terrible no matter what way you slice it, I hope he's ok doesn't look good though

     
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    i was thinking that he had some calcium deficiency or something because that was an awfully regular kind of landing to break a leg like that. regardless, i hope the kid recovers fully and can play at some point in his senior year. it was heartbreaking seeing all the looks on his teammates' faces. even the duke players were visibly upset by it.

     
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    That was extraordinary. That force was almost perfectly along the length of the bone (barely any lateral force). That was almost a classroom example of buckling; really close to the midpoint of that bone.

    I always knew landing on your heel is bad; but man that was freaky. 

    Is it me or is that kid's lower leg extraordinarily long relative to his thigh?

     
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    In response to 42AND46's comment:

    In response to dreighver's comment:

     

    Could see the bone protruding out the front of his leg. I feel awful for the young man and wish him the speediest of recoveries, and I hope that his long term health isn't affected.


    +1

     




    I first thought that was his knee... then I realized they don't wear Stockton shorts.

     
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    Nappy McCallum, that one always got to me.

     
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    In response to RidingWithTheKingII's comment:

     

    Something isn't quite right medically, IMO, for that to happen. He jumps everyday for 2 hours in practice.  No contact, nothing. And his weight wasn't off and he didn't step on Thornton.

     

     

     



    Exactly what my mom said.  She thought that he had to have some type of bone cancer in order for it to break that cleanly and that terribly.

     

    Just an absolutely awful scene.  It did not look real; it was almost like it was photoshopped.  Poor kid.

     




    I sent it over to my sister and she didn't want to look at it after she read about it, but she said that to me. Same deal.  She didn't mention cancer or anything, but that something wasn't quite right. It could be his bone development where that has more potential to occur than most humans and it just happened to occur, etc.

     

    It's somewhat odd to have a break like that without contact or some kind of uneven landing area like skiing  or something, but he didn't roll the ankle or anything, so she said something wasn't quite right if it broke clean at that spot.

    Don't know anything about it, but I am just taking that opinion because she is a doctor.



    Yeah, it could be anything.  Either way, it shouldn't have happened.  Just a freak accident.  They were talking on ESPN how it would be up to a year of recovery.  I'd say that's a pretty hasty guestimate.  If I were this kid, I would just be thankful if I could regain the ability to run/jump normal again, let alone the ability to play at a high athletic level.  

    One of my buddies broke his leg that resulted in a compound fracture.  He had a foot long steel rod implanted into his leg and still isn't nearly the same as he was before.  This was 4 years ago, too.  Let's hope Ware's recovery process is more of a success than my friend's was.

     
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