News: Optimistic Outlook For Lindsey Vonn After Knee Surgery

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Lindsey Vonn

VAIL, CO – Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) underwent successful surgery Sunday and is resting comfortably. According to U.S. Women’s Alpine Ski Team Head Physician Dr. Bill Sterett, the surgery conducted at the Vail Valley Surgery Center went well and he was optimistic for a full recovery.

"While it was too early to issue a specific prognosis on Vonn, Dr. Bill Sterett, U.S. Women’s Alpine Ski Team Head Physician said: “The overall success rate for ACL/MCL surgery is very good. Modern surgical techniques combined with aggressive rehabilitation will help Lindsey make a full recovery. She will do everything in her power to return as quickly as possible to competitive skiing.”

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