Found May 03, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder told the Star Tribune that he ended up having to go to the emergency room after his arm injury flared up just a couple of weeks after the season ended. “A couple weeks after [the season was over], the injury came back randomly. The whole arm swelled up and I actually had to go to the ER and get that taken care of. It was a little scary with [concerns] about a blood clot. But it ended up being fine. The bruise came back. About two weeks after that, all the effects went away. Since then, I’ve been working out probably two months and it’s been fine.” Ponder explained what happened at the ER. “They didn’t do anything. I got an MRI [magnetic resonance imaging exam] and they said the contusion came back. I don’t know why or how, but it did. It was just weird. All of a sudden, the whole thing got rock hard and swelled up. I was scared to death that it was a blood clot, so I went to the ER. They said it was fine. Just to ice it down or whatever...
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