WATCH: Teammates share their recovery from injury in two-part series

Football Ferns midfielder Grace Wisnewski and Wellington Phoenix teammate Marisa van der Meer have been making good progress in their rehabilitation after season-ending ACL injuries.

The duo are recovering from their serious knee injuries, using facilities at the NZ Campus of Innovation and Sport, where the club is based.

Their treatment and recovery during the first half of 2024 have been recorded by the Phoenix media team, and their video stories can be watched in two episodes.

Watch episode 1: Road to Recovery

Watch episode 2: Road to Recovery

Special feature: Understanding the impact of ACL injuries

Friends of Football writer Joan Grey researched ACL injuries before the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup after a series of such injuries to top women players. Here’s her two-part feature …

Part One: Solving the mystery

Part Two: How to reduce the risks

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