Postcard_MerlineMerline Love refused to backpedal.

A severe injury in a pickup game left Merline facing a possible amputation. Through her own determination — and a resourceful orthopaedic surgeon — she’s back to full speed. Way to fight back, Merline.

Read Merline’s story and find your own inspiration at

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) are working together to educate adults and children on the importance of sports injury prevention and treatment.

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