Not to throw a wet rag on this conversation...
YG so sorry to hear about that. I feel your pain. We'll all be pulling for a successful process and rehab for him.
It is good to hear that HC has been involved.
FWIW, when cabbage lost his first college year to surgery, it was a big hurdle to get past the actual procedure. That seemed to trigger a more tangible countdown to recovery. Still, the wait between procedure and first date of therapy was a particularly tough period. Another player who recently had a similar experience found that detailed planning of good reads, career research and other things he COULD do helped considerably.