View Single Post
Old 12-26-2012, 08:54 PM   #28
tennis tom
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 2,604

Originally Posted by blakesq View Post
... However, i have a torn meniscus in my, am thinking I won't use the lessons till after the surgery!
Originally Posted by stapletonj View Post
Hey blakesq., attorney to attorney, dont be so quick to go under the knife for that. I had a torn meniscus about 10 years ago and the local othopod was all "cut cut cut, but you'll have arthritis in 10 years".

... but I will say, dont let it be a foregone conclusion that if the meniscus is torn you gotta cut.

As a plaintiff to an attorney, I'm with SJ on this. Do your due diligence before you let any white coat cut you. Research "failed knee surgery". Here's a couple of articles about studies:
"...the human emotional system was not designed to endure the mental rigors of a tennis match." Dr. Allen Fox

Last edited by tennis tom : 12-26-2012 at 09:00 PM.
tennis tom is offline   Reply With Quote