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Interesting article re: Brady surgery, rehab & Dr. ElAttrache

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    From the LATimes via Reiss:
    Tom Brady's doctor says knee recovery exceeds expectations - Los Angeles Times

    I think all the people knocking Brady for picking ElAttrache might want to give that a read.

    Also all the people knocking ElAttrache for his work on Brady's surgery might want to give this a read as well...sounds like ElAttrache is owed a big thank you from Pats fans by being right on top of things once the infection occurred (and as it turned out, he was not the cause of the infection by any means, per King's article).

    Also worthy of note re: Currans's doomsday scenario re: Brady - given ElAttrache's quote about Brady's rehab being above and beyond expectations, Curran's article might not seem so off the mark in hindsight. As ElAttrache said, Brady came back from the surgery about twice as fast as the average human.

    Which also goes to show why Brady is Brady - mental strength, hard work, determination make the guy a champ even when it comes to bouncing back from surgery...
     
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    You know what kind of not so complimentary whispers will be heard on the reason of the recovery of that statement alone...
     
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    Aren't we over the PED stuff, yet? 90% of these guys have taken stuff at one time or another. If he took something, he's just like everybody else. It's part of the game. If you're not doing them you're cheating yourself and your team.
     
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    i respect your view but i personally would be very disappointed if that were true.iam quite sure its not knowing brady the way we do but i personally am not for it.
     
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    Unfortunately, the general public and the NFL rules don't see it that way. And quite frankly, neither do I. Once you start saying it's ok because everyone is doing it, your standards slip.

    I think he's on the up and up though. You heal faster if you're smart and work hard. He rose up from a 6th round pick to the GOAT because he worked harder than anyone in the NFL. That makes more sense to me than HGH in this case.
     
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    And a dumbass about listening to the doctor who had to learn the hard way.

    Welcome to that club, Mr. Brady! There are a whole lot of us.
     
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    I think athletes - rightfully - see taking PED to recover from an injury as completely different from using them to directly improve performance on the field, the opinions of "the general public" and the NFL rules notwithstanding.
     
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    So the doctor who performed the surgery said the care was excellent and the recovery right on target?

    That's not really surprising. We can jump up and down, but he's not really an unbiased observer on this one.

    I was pleasantly surprised to see Brady throwing on TV. That's great news.

    Hearing the doctor say that he did a great job doesn't offer quite as much re-assurance to me.
     
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