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Dr. Popovitz on Kevin Ware’s Leg Fracture


“It looks like because of the way he landed coming down, the torque was too great, and then he landed so awkwardly,” Dr. Leon Popovitz, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at NY Bone & Joint Specialists, told “Instead of the force going centrally through the bone like nature intended, the force went more diagonally through the bone and caused it to snap like a carrot.”

Read the rest of the story on Kevin’s Ware’s brutal leg fracture here, where Dr. Popovitz provided his orthopedic expertise.

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