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Eric Johnson, Norwalk, CT ACL/meniscus repair surgery
In High School football, I tore my ACL just before my senior season as a captain. My goal was to get back to playing form in time for college rugby in the fall. I re-tore my ACL that spring and again, I had it fixed. After lots of rehab, I felt great and got back to rugby. After a great season in college, I moved on to play men's Division I rugby in the United States. However, a few years later, I felt like something wasn't quite right in my knee. I spoke with my original knee doctor and was told I could never play rugby again. I then sought out Dr. Russell Warren. One year later, I'm starting every game for my team. My knee feels better than ever. I laugh when I think back to my original doctor who told me I would never play again. Dr. Warren gave me back my playing career and a huge piece of my life. I am forever grateful to that man.

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