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Patient Success Story: Returning to competitive water skiing after ACL surgery

July 7, 2016

John Zimmerman, a competitive water skier, experienced a tear of his right knee’s anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) while water skiing late last summer. He chose Dr. Matt Busbee of The Orthopaedic Group for his treatment. Dr. Busbee discussed the surgical and nonsurgical options associated with his injury. “I knew I couldn’t continue to competitively ski and do all of the other activities I enjoy with my ACL in that condition and having to rely too much on a brace.