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About janos marton

A born and bred New Yorker, Janos Marton lives the dream as a writer, lawyer, historian, and activist.

The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 92)

The road to ACL recovery is full of peaks and plateaus. Excitement over sudden improvements should be tempered, and disappointment over lack of progress should be limited. It’s a game of patience, and with hard work, improvement comes in time.  … Continue reading

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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 72)

A shade over two months after surgery, I’ve graduated to some more rigorous PT exercises as I pursue the next frontier: jumping. We did some testing yesterday to see if I was ready, and while my hip abduction (lying on … Continue reading

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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 59)

I didn’t want to jump the gun and celebrate early,  but as we approach Friday evening, I have now gone without a cane or crutch for the entire week! I probably could have ditched it slightly earlier, especially if it … Continue reading

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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 50)

Happy to reach the 50-day landmark without any major setbacks. Today was a fruitful Day 50 – after a robust PT session in the morning I saw my surgeon, Dr. Marx, for the second time since the surgery. Last time … Continue reading

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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 39)

On the eve of Day 40, I’m pretty close to ditching the cane, cool a fashion item as it is. I don’t need it on short trips at all, and if it weren’t for NYC’s treacherous subway system I would … Continue reading

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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 33)

Now more than a month in, I am excited to report that I am using a cane instead of crutches. In fact, I don’t even need the cane for walking, but it is still pretty essential for navigating subway stairs. … Continue reading

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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 28)

My recollection of my last ACL recovery is that it that it goes through spikes and plateaus. Great progress one week might be followed by two weeks of little gain. Before now I hadn’t a plateau of any length, but … Continue reading

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