Dr David Elias Explains Tua’s Injury and Rehab Process
Tua Tagovailoa's hip injury is a unique one more common in car accidents than in the game of football. With such a nature,speculation on the severity and implications of the injury have run rather rampant.
A Louisiana orthopedic surgeon, Dr. David Elias joined The Game with Ryan Fowler to give a general explanation of the hip injury Tua Tagovailoa sustained Saturday afternoon.
During the conversation, Dr. Elias discussed why getting Tua's hip reduced quickly was so important, when he could potentially begin the rehab process,if he could be ready for the NFL Combine in February should he declare, his short and long-term implications, as well as other sports injuries, such as knee and ankle injuries, that have evolved in severity and recovery as sports and medicine have evolved.
For Dr. Elias's complete breakdown on Tua Tagovailoa and his future, check out the video above the article. Don't miss The Game with Ryan Fowler weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m. for all the latest news, breakdown and analysis surrounding the Alabama Crimson Tide.