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Michael Johnson Goes Into Rehab

Mark Hughes has stated that England Under-21 star Michael Johnson will undertake a summer rehabilitation programme in an effort to overcome a long term pelvic problem.

The Manchester City manager explained that there was an imbalance in Johnson's pelvic muscles and that the summer treatment would involve 'lengthening muscles', adding, 'The good news is that he doesn't need surgery.

Hughes concluded: 'It will take a period of rehab to enable the balance of his body to be in line to let him play pain-free. That's the latest news we have on it.

'We would like to think he will be available for the start of the season. After an intense period of rehabilitation, we hope that will be the case.

'The pains he was having on his right-hand side have resolved themselves because we have been able to do a lot of work on that side. It is about making sure the balance is there, which will enable him to play.'




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Writer: Lincolnsmariner Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 14 2009

Time: 4:21PM

Your Comments

come on Johnno, feel better mate, we need you back in midfield!!
severedgein
Its much better news than the ones earlier in the year about his career in jeprody. We are desperate for a box-to-box midfielder and I can't wait fot this lad to be back!
eighthsin
I agree 8th, if we can see a fit Johnno, he learn a lot from the talent we have at the club and he and the club will both benefit from that.
Buzz Lightyear
i pray it all goes well for him. Hes a fantasti talent and is much needed in the city team
enzo city
I only hope we do see him back but the longer this drags on for the less likely it seems to me we will see him
Doody
 

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