Athletes or higher demand
by ej (2023-03-26 13:51:50)

In reply to: Suggestions for evaluating ortho surgery options?  posted by TripleDomer

individuals can change the surgical indications for some injuries. There is not necessarily a right or wrong approach in the "grey areas" In general, peds ortho, even the sports med specialists tend to be more conservative. Many adolescent athletes do well long term without surgery. You are already thinking about the trade-offs. Try to carve out the anxiety of the time out from participation, athletes bounce back from extended time off and frequently does not affect their performance.

  • Thanks * - TripleDomer  2023-03-26 22:50:59