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Thursday, August 30, 2012

James Carey, MD, MPH, Discusses Athletes Recovering After Knee Injuries

Dr. Carey is featured in a New York Times Article discussing football players who have suffered serious knee injuries and the mental and physical aspects of their comebacks.

"It is hard to separate your knee and who you are as an athlete," said Carey, who is the director of Penn Center for Advanced Cartilage Repair in Philadelphia. "How well you recover may be related to strength and psychological confidence. Sometimes, it is 18 months before a player forgets about which knee it was that was operated on."

Read the full New York Times article

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