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From ACL Surgery To Playing Basketball Again- 98 Days Print E-mail

 

Supporting Knee Structures

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This is the actual timeline of events for This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it recovering and returning to basketball following surgery for acl, lateral meniscus, and torn knee fragment tissues in knee.  Video here on her "younger playing days"!!

 

The physician with Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina was:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Nurse Practictioner of Dr. Wheeless is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The physical therapist, owner of Orthopedic Physical Therapy was This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Functional Restorationist clinician was Richard O'Quin, ATC. - Email address:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Click on Functional Restoration for more information on the process.

 

 

 

The injury occurred on Saturday, July 14, 2012 in an AAU basketball tourney in Greensboro, N.C.

The surgery was performed on Thursday, July 26, 2012.

Physical therapy began on Wednesday, August 15th however due to the P.T. protocol not being aggessive enough we changed to Olivier Chassin on or about September 6th.

Functional restoration began on the day of injury.

Janna was cleared on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by Dr. Wheeless for basketball tryouts.

Total elapsed time from acl surgery to full clearance to play basketball was 98 days. 

 

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