Story Check Gan Xiaoman and Dai Chenying, two professional Chinese football players, came to Germany for sports medical care. They had surgery, followed by physiotherapy and aided by orthotic products: the SecuTec Genu orthosis and the GenuTrain support.
- Under the watchful eye of PD Dr. med. Philip Catalá-Lehnen, sports physician at LANS Medicum in Hamburg, the athletes were examined, their surgical treatment planned, and the first four weeks of their rehabilitation carried out in accordance with the devised concept.
- The knee and cartilage specialist Dr. med. Matthias Buhs carried out the surgical procedure. During follow-up treatment, he often also considers the knee that was not operated on.
- This is where physiotherapist Birte Gehrmann developed a return-to-activity road map with her team. It includes training in an altitude chamber and virtual reality sessions with the ICAROS flight simulator.