Tyler Lockett Fracture Case Study

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Tyler Lockett is a wide receiver playing for the Seattle Seahawks in the national football league. On Saturday December 24th, 2016 while playing against the Arizona cardinals Lockett suffered a fracture in both the tibia and fibula above his right ankle while running a corner route. After catching the ball while in the process of being tackled by the defensive back, Lockett’s leg was landed on causing the fracture. Even though he suffered a terrible injury Lockett managed to not suffer any ligament, muscle, or tendon damage, although the fracture did cause a small tear in the skin resulting in some blood. Lockett was required to undergo surgery late Saturday night, following this surgery Lockett was placed on injured reserve. As of right
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