Michal Rozsival knows a thing or two about having a torn labrum in the hip. The Rangers’ defenseman played with the injury for the entire 2007-2008 season, then had surgery to correct it during the offseason. The procedure was done by Dr. Marc Philippon, the same guy taking care of A-Rod. “It’s one of the joints with the most pressure if the whole body on that joint so you have to be real careful with it in recovery,” Rozsival said. “The usual time is four to six months.” Rozy admits to still feeling the occasional twinge once in a while, but says it isn’t painful. Now, obviously hockey is more physical sport, but they don’t play every day. If nothing else, this is a filler post gives us an example of a New York area athlete overcoming the injury currently staring down the Yanks’ best player.
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