Episode 114: How do allografts compare to autografts for ACL surgery?

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In the Zone
How do allografts compare to autografts for ACL surgery? (starts at 5:27)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Reggie Wayne – Indianapolis Colts wide receiver (starts at 25:45)
Brian Cushing – Houston Texans linebacker (starts at 27:58)
Jay Cutler – Chicago Bears quarterback (starts at 30:36)
Nerlens Noel – Philadelphia 76ers center (starts at 32:38)
Allen Craig – St. Louis Cardinals first baseman (starts at 35:36)
Jermichael Finley – Green Bay Packers tight end (starts at 37:57)

Ask Dr. Geier
Should a complete ACL tear of the knee be treated with a leg cast instead of surgery in an active soccer player? (starts at 41:53)
What is exertional compartment syndrome and can it occur at any age? (starts at 44:52)
Is there a risk of developing osteoarthritis after a partial menisectomy of the knee and how soon can it occur? (starts at 47:03)
How long does it take to heal from a dislocated kneecap? (starts at 49:46)
How long will a college basketball player be out of play once diagnosed with a navicular stress fracture and treated with a non-weight bearing cast? (starts at 51:05)

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 54:57)


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