Some pretty good news!
This was on hingis.org, and I wanted to share with you all this great news. I hope she wants to do this....
Monday 17 of March of 2003, 16:38
MEXICO. - The Swiss tennis player Martina Hingis, retired of the sport to the 22 years by injuries in the ankles, has possibilities of curing itself, assured the Mexican surgeon Javier Parroquín who was arranged to take care of famous campeona.
Hingis, with five individual titles of Grand Slam, recently announced its retirement of tennis because it does not find the form to recover of serious ailments in the ligaments of both ankles.
Doctor Parroquín, graduated in the University of the Salle in Mexico, explained today to EFE that the athlete has opportunities to recover if ligamentario weave with a sinew is replaced to him, operation that already has made in several occasions.
Martina Hingis has damaged the later astragalino peroneo ligament of both feet, a delicate injury. Nevertheless the Mexican doctor commented that its case is not lost and was offered to practice the surgery to him.
The doctor recognized that the youth of the player is important, but nonfundamental. "Rather I think that desire to return to play and the discipline of a sportsman of high performance would be the key for the recovery", it indicated.
According to the specialist in ortopedia, ankles of simultaneous way can be operated both, although the initial time of recovery can be very uncomfortable.
"I believe that yes she could return at his level of previous competition. The five months to make the surgery he would begin the training and to the nine already he would be in the field ", foretold.
Javier Parroquín, ortopedista surgeon, acquired part of his knowledge in the United States, where she was specialistic in the clinical May of Rochester, Minessota, and of artroscópica surgery in the American Institute of Sports Medicine in Alabama.
At the moment he works in the ABC hospital, one of most exclusive of the City of Mexico and in others of the main ones of the capital of the country.