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Injury time with Dr E - 01/03/07

Welcome to the latest edition of the ever-popular 'Injury time with Dr E', with Moroka Swallows team doctor, Dr Humbulani Ephraim Nematswerani.

Former Moroka Swallows star and current assisstant coach Daniel " Vader " Mophosho, who has been in hospital since 19 February , is improving quite remarkably at a Johannesburg hospital's intensive care unit.
 
The rest of the medical report is as follows:
 
1. Mohamed Ouseb
Has just started individual training sessions. Stil far from being match fit.
 
2. George Hummel
Diagnosis: Fracture left tibia.
Operation: Done on 11 Dec 2006.
Expected recovery date: Mid-April 2007.
 
3. Bjorn Gugger
Diagnosis: Degenerative changes in left knee following lateral menisectomy 3-4 years ago.
Operation: Done on Jan 22, 2007.
Expected recovery date: End April 2007.
 
4. Sibusiso Themba
Injured right ankle Jan 2, 2007.
Diagnosis: Deltoid ligament sprain.
Has just started light training.
 
5. Tebogo Monyai

Injured right leg on Jan 28, 2007.
Diagnosis: Fracture mid-tibia.
Operation: Done on Jan 30, 2007.
Expected recovery date: Out for the rest of the season.
 
6. Songwe Chalwe
Fell on his left hand on Jan 28, 2007 during match against Cosmos.
Diagnosis: Slightly displaced fracture of the proximal 4th metacarpal.
He is, however, fit to play.
 
7. Tsweu Mokoro
Injured right knee on Jan 22, 2007.
Diagnosis: Grade 2 Medial Collateral Ligament sprain(confirmed by Ultrasound Scan).
Responded well to treatment. Has now started training. Not yet match fit for this weekend.
 
8. Goodman Mazibuko
Diagnosis: Left groin strain.
Treatment: Conservative management, responded well to treatment.
Opinion: Has started training with the rest of the team.Doubtful for this weekend.
 
9. Sibusiso Themba

Has now started training with the team after successfully completing rehabilitation following an ankle sprain. 

Until next week,
 
Cheers!
 
Dr Humbulani Ephraim Nematswerani
MBChB,MMedSc(natal),DTM&H(wits),FRSTM(UK).
Sports Physician/Travel Med Consultant.
Moroka Swallows F.C.

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