ATHLETE: Ella Hussein
SPORT: Basketball
– Broad Run HS Varsity since Freshmen year.
– Fairfax Stars
INJURY: Torn ACL, Meniscus
SURGERIES: August 2022

Ella’s love for basketball started in third grade, where she demonstrated incredible potential that her peers and coaches couldn’t ignore. It was clear that she was destined for greatness on the court. She worked tirelessly, day in and day out, to hone her skills and become the best player she could be.

Her hard work paid off when she made the high school varsity team as a freshman, something that’s no small feat for any player, let alone a freshman. But she wasn’t content with just making the team; she wanted to make an impact.

That’s exactly what she did in her sophomore year when she hit four 3-pointers in a crucial game against Loudoun Valley HS. She helped her team clinch the District championship in the 2021-2022 season. It was a moment that Ella and her team would never forget.

This season, however, was supposed to be even bigger for Ella. She was primed for a breakout year until she suffered an injury that threatened to derail her progress. It was a devastating blow, but Ella refused to let it keep her down.

She turned to Elite Wellness which was recommended by her doctor, where she is receiving Targeted Sports Therapy treatments to get her back on the court as soon as possible. Her determination and the expertise of her therapists paid off as she was cleared to play in May, much sooner than anyone expected.

She continues to receive treatment at Elite Wellness, which has shifted its focus to building her strength and preventing future injuries. Her goal is to come back stronger than ever and lead her team to even greater heights.

Ella’s story is one of perseverance, dedication, and the power of sports therapy. It’s a reminder that with the right mindset and support, anything is possible.

Follow Ella’s athletic career here.