Jordan Angeli is a former professional women's soccer player in the US and current sports broadcaster. During her playing years, she went through 3 ACL injuries on her left knee significantly impacting her career and life. Now, Jordan is using storytelling to help athletes through the mental and emotional side of injury recovery through inspirational, motivational, and encouraging interviews with athletes of all kinds in her podcast Show Your Scars.
Lani Woods - Obstacle Course Racer and Unrelenting Human
Lani Woods joins the podcast today to talk about her current ACL recovery. She speaks about how challenging things have been in regards to going through ACL recovery during the middle of COVID19. her love for Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) and what it might feel like to get back to the course again. We also talk through self talk, the evolution of Lani, and how we can choose what we believe about our journey's.
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Luisa Meza - Pro Beach Soccer Player
Luisa Meza shares her story on today's Show Your Scars podcast. She grew up in California loving soccer and using sport to gain self confidence. She used her love of the game to travel and play all over the world eventually finding herself back at home playing beach soccer. Luisa tore her ACL just over a year ago playing futsal and talk about the journey, how she has found strength, and what she wishes she would of known. So many good nuggets of inspiration in this episode.
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Laura Rafferty - Northern Ireland International and Professional Footballer
Laura Rafferty shows up today to talk to Jordan about her current ACL recovery, how she feels like she has grown, and how tapping into her mental game has really transformed her life and recovery.
Shiraj Chakraborty, DPT, ATC on ACL Rehab and Prevention
On this weeks episode, Shiraj Chakraborty, Owner of Shiraj Physio and Performance , talks to us about what interests him most about the ACL rehab process, why he has dedicated so much time to understanding it more, how to improve mid stage rehab, and how to effectively implement ACL prevention and risk reduction programs.
Hope you enjoy this weeks episode and please help us spread the word and help those who are going through injury recovery by subscribing, rating and reviewing the podcast!
Kaan Celebi PT and ACL Academy Founder
Kaan Celebi is a Physical Therapist in New York and founder of the ACL Academy brining at home consultations and physical therapy to people around the world.
On this weeks episode, we talk about how his injuries got him into being a PT, why return to play is important but trying to coordinate physical and mental recovery is more important, and what to expect when going into surgery.
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Jasmyne Spencer - NWSL Player and Entrepreneur
Jasmyne Spencer is a professional soccer player for OL Reign in the NWSL. From a young age, she knew she wanted to be a pro and pursued her dream with passion. Jasmyne talks to us about how the last year of her life going through ACL injury has not only been the most rewarding but also the most challenging and how she has learned to let those live in conjunction with one another. She opens up about how her fiance helped her shift her mentality, how she was thankful for her teammates she was rehabbing with, and how this delay in her season is something she is looking at from the bright side. Lots of good things to take away from this one - I hope you all enjoy!
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