I’ve been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 6 days a week for over a decade. In that time I’ve had reoccurring kneecap dislocations. The last dislocation was an especially bad one and was preventing me from training at all. After an honest consultation with Dr. Warner, we decided surgery was the best option. In May of 2018, I had an MPFL reconstruction and I couldn’t be happier with the results. This was my first surgery and I was nervous if I’d ever be able to perform at 100%, let alone return to competition.
Dr. Warner’s team understand the needs specific to athletes and the stress they put on their bodies and what it takes to get them back to being able to perform at optimal levels. They walked with me through every step of the surgery and recovery process, keeping in close contact with my physical therapist, advising me and answering any questions that arose, and quelling any fears I might have had about my ability to return to the sport I’m so passionate about. Six months to the day of my surgery I was cleared for a full return to sports and that evening I was back on the mats training with my team and my knee felt great!
Dr. Warner is a talented and skilled surgeon and I am grateful for his hard work and dedication to his craft and for his entire team’s dedication to their patients well-being and recovery. Thank you for the work you all do to improve your patient’s lives.