Episode 102: Does age affect the types of injuries that young athletes suffer?

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In the Zone
Does age affect the types of injuries that young athletes suffer?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Albert Pujols – Los Angeles Angels first baseman and designated hitter
Percy Harvin – Seattle Seahawks wide receiver
David Wright – New York Mets third baseman
Arian Foster – Houston Texans running back
Stuart Holden – U.S. national team midfielder

Ask Dr. Geier
Does a college baseball player with few symptoms need surgery for an OCD lesion in his knee?
Is the part of the meniscus that remains after surgery to trim out a meniscus tear likely to tear again?
Would it be easier for a personal trainer undergoing surgery for a SLAP tear in his shoulder to have it debrided or repaired?

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2 Responses to Episode 102: Does age affect the types of injuries that young athletes suffer?

  1. I have had knee pain for about three mi njhs now. My knee is swollen and never gets back to normal. I have had extras and a mri been told all is ok. Been in therapy for about three weeks thw only change is I can now straighten my leg. What can be wrong? I am getting very worried. It hurts all the time I ice my knee about 4 times a day do all the exercises given to me by the theorist. I did tear my mind I in 2007 & had surgery on same knee. Never really felt right after that. Please help

    • I really can’t say without seeing you, so I would defer to your orthopaedic surgeon and physical therapist. An MRI showing no structural damage would seem to be good news.

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