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Debra Foster

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Debra Foster

Debra Foster is a physiotherapist and freelance writer on the side. She played ice hockey competitively back in high school, but tore her right ACL and MCL in an on-ice incident. Her return to sport took two-plus years, after complications with her allograft necessitated another surgery. As a result, she decided to focus on her studies. She still plays her favourite sport, though, but only for recreation.

ACL Reconstruction hockey

Returning to hockey after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction

An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a serious, yet common injury among female athletes who play basketball, football, and...