- View Single Post - Rafael Nadal Injury/Health Update Thread : Nadal confirmed for Viña del Mar
View Single Post
post #56 of (permalink) Old 08-17-2012, 12:44 PM
country flag duong
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 12,122
Re: Toni's comments on Rafa's withdrawal

nobody to give news about Nadal's press conference ?

from what I read on French websites, he revealed that his knee problem would be a "Hoffa's syndrome", else called "fat pad impingement" :

it seems that it's a small injury but very painful which can be treated by rest and anti-inflammatories but it's not sure it works. If it doesn't work, a surgery can take the fad pad off but Nadal wants to avoid that.

useless old guy

Last edited by duong; 08-17-2012 at 12:49 PM.
duong is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome