WWE Superstar uploads post-surgery picture to ease fan concern

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The WWE is in the midst of something of an injury crisis right now.

From Daniel Bryan and Sami Zayn, to Alex Riley and Stardust, a number of the main roster have gone down with various issues in recent weeks and look set to face significant time on the WWE sideline.

With fans growing restless as they continue to see the main roster talent taken out of action there was at least some positive news with one of those injured Superstars posting a picture showing off a successful surgery.

Alex Riley took to Twitter in the early hours of Friday morning to update fans on his status following a knee injury he picked up a couple of weeks back.

Riley has clearly been getting some of the best treatment and help around judging by the twitter handle he included in the post. @AndrewsInst is the account of the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports medicine - one of the most well respected facilities in the world and run by Dr. James Andrews, one of the top sports surgeons around.

Stuttering comeback

While the Superstar was in positive mood and is now on the first rung of the rehabilitation ladder, it is fair to say that Alex Riley hasn't had much luck in recent times as he looks to resurrect his WWE career.

Having badgered the WWE for months about a return to TV Riley was re-introduced on NXT back in March and was part of the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 31.

Much like his first push a few years back, though, Riley has struggled to find momentum and this latest injury is a potential critical blow.

As you can see in the tweet above, Riley is getting straight into rehabbing the injury which is believed to have been bothering him for quite some time before the NXT storyline 'injury' that came during a contest with Kevin Owens.

Like so many of the other stars currently out of action, there is no clear timeline on when WWE fans can expect to see Alex Riley back in in-ring action. With a history of color commentary though you would expect him to be back in some capacity before he puts on the knee braces.

WWE fans: Are the recent injuries a sign that WWE is working Superstars too hard? Have your say in the comments section below...

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