Three months after surgery to repair his ACL, G-Prep junior Reed Hopkins pulls against resistance of physical therapist Craig Henneberry. (SR photo: Jesse Tinsley)
Just 22 seconds remained in the game when Molly Barnhart crumpled to the court. All she was doing was dribbling up the floor. It prompted her mom, Robin, to start yelling at her. She abruptly stopped yelling, almost hoping she could take it back. She knew something was wrong with her daughter. Molly Barnhart, a Central Valley junior, had just navigated herself through full-court pressure when she planted her left foot. “My left knee felt like it went left and then right – just like RGIII did in the playoff game against Seattle,” Barnhart said. “I just remember I came out of the game and looked up at the scoreboard and thought, ‘really?’ ” Barnhart had suffered an all-too-common injury – a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)/Greg Lee, SR. More here.
Question: Have you ever torn an ACL? How long did it take for you to recover?