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Meniscus tears...
« on: September 02, 2022, 09:10:28 AM »

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The general consensus seems to be that meniscus tears aren't that serious, that they have a pretty quick recovery time, etc.  The general timeline seems to be about 6 to 12 weeks.  That's why we all have a lot of hope about Gallinari being back by the end of November. 

At the same time, I'm looking at Lonzo Ball and Collin Sexton, both who had meniscus injuries.  Sexton missed 70+ games.  Ball went down in January, and there are fears he won't be ready for the start of the season.

Why are those cases different?  What are the chances that Gallo needs recovery similar to Ball and Sexton? 


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Re: Meniscus tears...
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2022, 09:27:40 AM »

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Sexton required surgery and Ball had a bone bruise that convinced them it was better to shut him down.

Embiid and Rob tore their meniscus too, but they didnít require surgery and returned soon thereafter.

Iíd guess that the recovery time depends on the need for surgery and the subject feeling no pain or lingering effects.

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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2022, 09:29:02 AM »

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Ball also sustained a bone bruise, which are more unpredictable in terms of recovery time. That is what I recall reading about why he was taking so long to return, he was still feeling a lot of pain from the bone bruise. Don't know the deal about Sexton.

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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2022, 09:29:49 AM »

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Sexton required surgery and Ball had a bone bruise that convinced them it was better to shut him down.

Embiid and Rob tore their meniscus too, but they didnít require surgery and returned soon thereafter.

Iíd guess that the recovery time depends on the need for surgery and the subject feeling no pain or lingering effects.

Rob had surgery, just a minor tear.

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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2022, 09:38:50 AM »

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There was talk that Sexton might have played in the 1st round had the Cavs made it out of the play in.  So that would have been about 5 months, which is obviously longer than 6-12 weeks, but he also had surgery which makes it more serious than most.
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« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2022, 10:33:29 AM »

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Sexton required surgery and Ball had a bone bruise that convinced them it was better to shut him down.

Embiid and Rob tore their meniscus too, but they didnít require surgery and returned soon thereafter.

Iíd guess that the recovery time depends on the need for surgery and the subject feeling no pain or lingering effects.
Embiid's latest meniscus tear didn't require surgery.  In his rookie season (3rd year), Embiid had a meniscus tear that ended his season and he eventually had surgery. 

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« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2022, 10:56:21 AM »

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From what I understand is it depends on whether they have surgery to try to repair the meniscus or just try to trim away the torn loose edges that cause discomfort, which is what I believe Rob had done. I had the latter done to me and I was feeling great almost immediately.

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« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2022, 11:29:06 AM »

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Sexton required surgery and Ball had a bone bruise that convinced them it was better to shut him down.

Embiid and Rob tore their meniscus too, but they didnít require surgery and returned soon thereafter.

Iíd guess that the recovery time depends on the need for surgery and the subject feeling no pain or lingering effects.

Rob had surgery, just a minor tear.
Great, so surgery doesnít prevent a quick recovery either. Hopefully, Daniloís recovery is just as or even smoother.

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« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2022, 11:32:13 AM »

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Sexton required surgery and Ball had a bone bruise that convinced them it was better to shut him down.

Embiid and Rob tore their meniscus too, but they didnít require surgery and returned soon thereafter.

Iíd guess that the recovery time depends on the need for surgery and the subject feeling no pain or lingering effects.
Embiid's latest meniscus tear didn't require surgery.  In his rookie season (3rd year), Embiid had a meniscus tear that ended his season and he eventually had surgery.
I was referring to his latest one. Itís interesting that Embiid has gone through it twice with different results.

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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2022, 12:00:31 PM »

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DG has now been diagnosed with an ACL tear per Shams. Same knee as 2013 tear.
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Markannen? Sure wish we still had Fournier TPE.

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« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2022, 12:21:03 PM »

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Awesome! Gallanari's got a torn ACL, per Woj!

The Celtics are just so lucky with injuries!
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Stinks for Gallinari. Glad Wyc saved some luxury tax though by not using the $17 mil TPE though and just letting it expire.

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« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2022, 01:19:07 PM »

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Retirement time in Gallo s future . 

ACL Öhe should be cooked this time.