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Old    TS (kcrider)      Join Date: Jul 2008       09-18-2009, 10:04 AM Reply   
Just blew out my ACL last Saturday. Man this sucks. Oh well it happens. I hope I can get it repaired in time to a least get some snowboarding in this season. If not I might go stir crazy. At least I have college football on right now.
Old    D.DAY (dwday)      Join Date: Dec 2008       09-18-2009, 10:13 AM Reply   
Know the feeling, Going in for my surgery soon. This summer was a BUST!!!! What type of reconstruction are you doing??
Old    michael z (absoluteboarder)      Join Date: Aug 2002       09-18-2009, 10:15 AM Reply   
..sorry to hear that man, hope you have a speedy recovery.
As always whats the mechanism of injury?
Old    Dustin Yost (dyost)      Join Date: Jan 2007       09-18-2009, 10:43 AM Reply   
Sucks to hear that man, I just had my surgery three weeks ago. Seems like there were a ton of ACLs by wakeworlders this year.

A lot of good threads out there regarding graft choice, rehab, etc.

What doc are you seeing in KC? A freind of mine saw Nathan Barnhardt (sp?), I guess he does a lot of the work for the KC Cheifs. Anyways he got an allograft (cadaver) and was pretty happy w/ his doc and results.

Best of luck, I think you'll be pushing it to think you'll snowboard this year, but some are more aggressive than others...
Old    Eric Zehner (eric_z)      Join Date: Jan 2008       09-19-2009, 7:13 AM Reply   
Sorry to hear that. Rehab hard.....It took me a about 10 months to gain the confidence back to ride at the same level. On a good note I was snowboarding in 5.5 months, and I am 35. It takes longer for us old guys to recover. What kind of graft?

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