Name: Tom Weber, MD
Bio: RMH Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Posts by Tom Weber, MD
Everyone watching March Madness this weekend let out a collective "OH NO" when Louisville basketball star Kevin Ware landed awkwardly during the game against Duke Saturday. Ware went up to block a three point attempt and was twisting when he landed. His 6'5 frame combined with leaping over 36 inches, then landing while rotating caused a force too much for his lower leg to handle. Ware sustained a midshaft tibia-fibula fracture on his right leg. Typically, these fractures occur from a direct blow in cont...