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ACL Reconstruction, Rehab Help Athlete Return to the Field

Posted on: October 25th, 2021 by Our Team

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Zahab Ahsan was recently featured in Edward-Elmhurst’s Healthy Driven blog article, ‘ACL Reconstruction, Rehab Help Athlete Return to the Field’. Here is an excerpt from the article, ‘Tyler Woltman is back behind home plate doing what he loves. Ten months ago, Woltman was hobbling around on crutches after a Thanksgiving Day football game with friends resulted in a knee injury. His knee was swollen and causing him pain. “We were just playing a little pickup football game when I heard a nasty pop in my knee,” says Woltman, a sophomore catcher on the Illinois State University baseball team. Woltman, who began playing baseball at the age of 3, was concerned about what that pop — and the knee pain he was having — could mean for his baseball career. The initial diagnosis from another hospital showed a torn ACL and damage to the meniscus.’

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