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Athletes recover faster from surgery with exercise


Posted by Nancy B.

Athletes recovering from knee cartilage surgery do themselves a favor in the long-run if they get back in the game sooner. German researchers found patients who engaged in competitive sports once a seek after post-surgery physical therapy fare better long-term, according to a Reuters report. "After the first three to six months it depends really on the patients themselves what they do," said Dr. Peter Cornelius Kreuz of University Medical Center Freiburg in the Reuters interview. See the story at http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070821/hl_nm/knee_surgery_dc;_ylt=AnYIPJ3OtNeDJSD1VJbf06UQ.3QA
 
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