The Tommy John Rehab Experience with a NCAA Div. 1 Baseball Player

Tommy John from a Patients Perspective
Tommy John from a Patients Perspective

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Meet Christian Helsel--NCAA Division 1 Baseball player.  Christian was one of my patients during this past year [I have permission to tell you that ;) ]. Christian had a UCL (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) reconstruction or "Tommy John" repair on his throwing elbow. In this episode, Christian talks about:

  • the pain he had leading up to his Tommy John tear
  • his expectations and MISCONCEPTIONS about surgery
  • his physical therapy and  Tommy John rehab experience
  • the challenges that he endured
  • and the success he is now having....closing in on throwing 300ft.

Do you have questions for Christian?  Questions regarding UCL/Tommy John Reconstructions?  Leave a comment below.

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