Just win baby!!!
Technically, there’s no real way to tell. They can’t do MRIs or XRays to definitively determine how the healing is progressing.According to this article he is a little ahead of schedule
They basically stress the joint/ligaments then assess the response; swelling, pain on a subjective level, etc…
Then it’s a guess. You won’t know for sure until he’s working 100% with no ill effects.
I wouldn’t put much stock in any “ahead of schedule” reports, only that it’s not responding negatively