Episode 105: Do psychological factors affect return from ACL surgery?

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In the Zone
Do psychological factors affect return to sports after ACL reconstruction? (starts at 4:31)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Dustin Keller – Miami Dolphins tight end (starts at 23:55)
Le’Veon Bell – Pittsburgh Steelers running back (starts at 28:10)
Arian Foster – Houston Texans running back (starts at 31:15)
EJ Manuel – Buffalo Bills quarterback (starts at 33:32)
De’Antre Turman – Creekside High School, Ga (starts at 35:50)

Ask Dr. Geier
Should an athlete resume playing a full body contact sport after injection treatments for herniated discs? (starts at 39:52)
What is the best course of treatment for an active triathlete with medial compartment arthritis? (starts at 44:49)
Are there alternative treatment options to surgery for FHL tendinitis? (starts at 48:09)
Would you recommend using a hamstring or patella graft for ACL surgery? (starts at 49:46)

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 54:51)


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