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sysrqt Rookie 9 posts since
Apr 21, 2008
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Apr 21, 2008 10:53 AM

Torn ligament

My daughter tore a ligament in her right elbow. I don't expect that she will be able to return to her high school team, but will she be OK for summer ball?


I'm not rushing her, just wondering what others experience has been with this injury. When she is ready to start back, what kind of exercise should she start with?

  • RSfalcon77 Amateur 13 posts since
    Apr 15, 2008
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    1. Apr 28, 2008 2:34 PM (in response to sysrqt)
    Re: Torn ligament

    I'm not sure how long before rehab will begin or how long recovery will take in total... but the exercises will work to gradually increase range of motion and will also add weight VERY slowly. I've heard even by the ounce.

  • infernok Rookie 3 posts since
    May 30, 2007
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    2. Apr 30, 2008 5:18 PM (in response to sysrqt)
    Re: Torn ligament

    I've torn my ACL and rehab took a full year.  As much as I ached to play I was glad I waited the full recorvery term to regain my range of motion and strength.  I'd stick to physical therapy and home excercises and play when it felt good again.  Nothing worse to the ego than re-injuring a recovering injury.

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    3. May 1, 2008 12:44 PM (in response to infernok)
    Re: Torn ligament


    Torn ACL's are life changing. They were for 2 of my friends although they recovered through rehab.



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