Surgery on Tuesday!

Clippers TopBuzz Forum/Message Board » Clippers News & General Discussions
Post new topic   Reply to topic
Author Search This Topic:
 
Clips84
Clipper 6th Man
Posts: 182
votes: 6

Wishin' EB all the luck tomorrow...

Hope you recover real well! Take you're time and dont make any unnecessary comebacks!

http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2964016

david
Site Admin
Posts: 8493
votes: 42

All the best to Elton for a successful surgery tomorrow! Hopefully somehow they'll find that it wasn't as bad as they thought.

david
Site Admin
 Avatar
Posts: 8493
votes: 42

Looks like the surgery was successful- from the sound of it EB will be able to walk without a boot or cast in 3 months. Here's the Clipper Press Release:


Los Angeles Clippers’ forward Elton Brand underwent a successful procedure to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Tuesday morning at the Christiana Care’s Wilmington Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware.

The surgery was conducted by Dr. Craig Morgan, a Wilmington-based orthopedic surgeon, who afterward consulted with Clippers’ team physician Dr. Tony Daly.

Brand will wear a cast for six weeks, replaced by a walking boot for six weeks. He will remain in the eastern United States for the next two weeks, after which he will return to Wilmington for a follow-up examination and a probable adjustment to his cast.

He will then return to Los Angeles and is expected to begin a conditioning and therapy program designed primarily to maintain flexibility. This program will be monitored by the Clippers’ medical and athletic training staff.

No timetable has been set for his return to NBA action. The Clippers will provide status updates on Brand’s progress when it is deemed necessary.

Go To the Top of the ThreadGo Home

or Comment Using FB

Post new topic   Reply to topic


← Brevin Knight agrees to a 2-year deal with the Clippers

→ EB, Corey, and Al, OH MY!

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

register
You are an anonymous user- Register now!


Follow our Los Angeles Clippers RSS Feed, plus the Clippers Rumors RSS Feed, the LA Clippers News RSS feed, and the Clippers Forum RSS feed to get the newest updated Clippers News and Trade Rumors plus Clippers Game update in your RSS/XML reader!