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Football’s been a big part of D.J.’s life for as long as he can remember. “My Dad got me into it as a kid,” he said. “After each injury, he was proud that I never gave up.” D.J. worked his way back from a broken leg while playing quarterback, during high school. “I had to sit out that season. In my junior year I missed track and basketball with an injured shoulder,” he said. Whatever your sport, whatever your level, get major league care from AHN and get back to what you love.
College QB gets his aim back.
After procedures to repair labral cartilage tears in both of his shoulders, D.J. felt better than ever. He has full use of his arms and can do upper body workouts.
“Doctor Akhavan did a tremendous job,” he said. “I’m able to throw a football even farther now.”
With his injuries behind him, D.J. is focused on his finance studies, his fitness regimen, finishing college, and looking forward to an active, healthy life.
No matter what your routine, you like D.J. and Josh can get expert-level care from the sports medicine team at AHN. Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 or request an appointment to learn more about
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