Our Comeback Athletes are individuals that have had an injury, gone through the necessary recovery and have 'comeback' to play sports again. They have utilized one of our AMP physicians: Dr. Bentley, Dr. Elliott, Dr. Klepps, Dr. Phipps or Dr. Shenton, and used one of AMP's owning partners for some or all of their procedures or recovery: St. Vincent Healthcare, Ortho Montana and Yellowstone Surgery Center.
School: Colstrip High School
Parents: Tom and Robin Nansel
Injury: Bankart Labrum Repair, right shoulder
Doctors: Dr. Shenton
Physical Therapist:Bess Reid
When did the first injury happen?
Junior year of football I was playing Cornerback and in the first quarter of the Class B State Playoff Quarterfinals and I hit a kid with my arm and immediately felt my shoulder dislocate.
What was going through your mind in that moment?
That I had definitely torn something but I had to keep playing, wasn’t a choice.
How long were you out before being cleared to play?
What was involved in your recovery?
A ton of Physical Therapy, icing, and rest.
Favorite class and/or subject:
As a little kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A Military Veterinarian.
At the age you are now, what do you want to be when you grow up?
A pet peeve:
When I hear people chewing food.
What teammate of yours do you love to follow on Twitter or Instagram:
Who would win an arm wrestling competition on your team:
Would you rather: Wash dishes, mow the lawn, clean the bathroom or vacuum the house?
Mow the lawn.
Photo Credit: Alsa Photography