Tissue Recipient Rides Again After Transplant  |  February 20, 2014

photoWhen Carol tore her ACL while horseback riding, her lifestyle changed drastically. The active and energetic woman refused to let the injury prevent her from doing the things she loved.

Carol tried physical therapy for several months after her injury, but was still unhappy with her rehabilitation progress. Little things she used to enjoy daily, like walking her dogs, became a challenge.

The doctor told me that without surgery I would have to accept the fact that there were several activities I would never be able to participate in,” Carol said. “While there are things I may not ever try, I could not accept being told ‘never’. He said he didn’t see me as a couch potato kind of person and neither did I.”

Continue reading Carol’s story here: Carol – Ligament Allograft Recipient.

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