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RE: Anyone ever had a "Sports Hernia" aka: "Sportsman's hernia", "Gilmore's groin
Sub 6,
I followed your link to the Aetna bulletin a week or so ago. They are quoting something a group including Meyers wrote about eight years ago. I first ran across the statement when researching this injury. At that time he (and most of the other surgeons) weren't performing this surgery much except on "high performance athletes", so I suppose it was a bit experimental. That certainly isn't true anymore. I would ask Meyer's office for some kind of letter from him and try and fight Aetna. Good luck. I'm sure glad I didn't get this injury ten years ago. I needed the surgery to keep building houses (but if I manage to sneak back on the soccer field, that'll just be gravy).


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