Physical Therapy Helps Girls Basketball player get scholarship!

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Samantha was a talented basketball player in McDonough, Georgia who had always dreamed of playing at the college level. She had been working hard on her game for years and was finally starting to see some recognition from college coaches. But just as things were starting to look up, she suffered a nagging injury that seemed to derail her progress.

Despite her best efforts, Samantha just couldn’t shake the pain she was experiencing, and it was starting to affect her performance on the court. After consulting with her coach and the team’s medical staff, she was referred to a physical therapist.

At first, Samantha was hesitant about going to physical therapy. She wasn’t sure if it was going to be enough to get her back to full strength and she was worried about falling behind her teammates. But as she started to work with her therapist and follow the prescribed exercises and stretches, she began to see improvement. The pain started to ease and she felt stronger and more agile.

Encouraged by her progress, Samantha redoubled her efforts in therapy and on the court. She worked tirelessly to get back to full strength and it paid off. In her first game back, she scored 30 points and helped lead her team to a decisive victory.
The performance caught the attention of college coaches and Samantha received her first scholarship offer. She was thrilled and knew that it was all thanks to the hard work she had put in during physical therapy. From then on, she never took her health or her performance for granted, and she went on to have a successful college career.


Published by Dr. Okezie Onuoha

Physical Therapist

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