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Recovering from an ACL tear has never been quicker

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) — Over the past three years, several high-profile Denver athletes have torn their ACLs in practices and games from Nuggets guard Jamal Murray to Broncos wide receiver Tim Patrick.

But experts on the surgery that will repair this tear and the treatment for recovery tell FOX31 that the recovery time has never been quicker for the typical sports injury that used to sideline athletes for seasons.

“Among one of the most common injuries nationwide,” said Dr. Alexander Meininger with UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center. “Upwards of 300,000 operations are performed annually.”

Meininger is also a founding partner at Steamboat Orthopaedic & Spine Institute. He…

Alex Rose

2022-08-03 14:40:56

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