All athletes are at risk of an injury
As fulfilling as sports can be for both amateur and professional athletes, they always come with an increased risk of an injury. Professional athletes are surrounded by a team of health professionals, who can quickly diagnose, assess the extent of the problem, and treat their injuries. Those treatments often involve surgeries, as well as a lengthy recovery time.
These injuries are a professional risk that all athletes take. But, it’s up to the orthopedic doctors, surgeons and physical therapists to ensure that they come back to playing sports with full strength and flexibility.
Here are some surgeries that have been performed on professional athletes in the first quarter of 2019.
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