What Professional Athletes Have Learned From Career-Threatening Injuries

Ali Krieger, Soccer Player “In 2012, I tore my ACL, MCL and meniscus, six months before what would be my first Olympic Games in London. I never questioned my work ethic throughout my rehabilitation, but I was afraid my body wouldn’t heal the way it should or that I would never be able to play at the highest level again.  There were plenty of days I struggled [during the recovery process], but I tried to keep a good mindset. I learned I needed to set small goals for myself to achieve daily…

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What Professional Athletes Have Learned From Career-Threatening Injuries

“In 2012, I tore my ACL, MCL and meniscus, six months before what would be my first Olympic Games in London. I never questioned my work ethic throughout my rehabilitation, but I was afraid my body wouldn’t heal the way it should or that I would never be able to play at the highest level again.  There were plenty of days I struggled [during the recovery process], but I tried to keep a good mindset. I learned I needed to set small goals for myself to achieve daily in order to feel…

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