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The Torn Hip Labrum Is the New “In” Surgery

Published by on April 20, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Forget about those old fashioned procedures such as Tommy John elbow surgery, torn MCL's and ACL's in the knees and the labrum surgeries in the throwing shoulders.

The new surgery appears to be the repairing of the labrum in the hips, an injury that has received severe media coverage since Alex Rodriguez had his labrum repaired in March.

At the time everyone thought Alex was just doing the surgery for the publicity, that he wanted to "Be Like Mike" (not Jordan) and was "Following the Chase," chomping at the bit to do what Mike Lowell of the Boston Red Sox and Chase Utley of the World Champion Philadelphia Phillies had done in the off season.

Alex probably figured in his own mind that if two prior Wor...

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