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#466 Procedure vs Process in Healing Faster

A little over a couple of weeks ago, I was working on my motorcycle, and I accidentally cut myself open.
Long story short…I let a middle school kid put the stitches in the wound.
In this episode we talk about how that turned out.
We also talk about how that story applies to running injury recovery.
Which is more important when you have surgery to heal a running injury?
Is the actual procedure done by the surgeon the most important?
Or is the process of injury recovery after the surgery more important?
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast we’re talking about procedure vs process in healing faster.

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#239 When can I run with stitches?

Most runners don’t want to wait two or three weeks with no exercise while waiting for stitches to be removed.

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