Episode 124: What novel treatments for muscle injuries could be on the horizon?

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In the Zone
What medical and surgical treatments could be developed to help athletes recover from serious muscle injuries?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Russell Westbrook – Oklahoma City Thunder point guard
Chris Paul – Los Angeles Clippers point guard
Anderson Silva – UFC fighter
Michael Schumacher – Former Formula 1 driver

Ask Dr. Geier
Is it normal to have stiffness, pain, and swelling 5 weeks after knee surgery to remove a plica?
Should a 27-year-old recreational athlete have surgery for a meniscus tear even though he has no symptoms?
When can a high school athlete return to basketball after a posterior sternoclavicular dislocation?

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions

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2 Responses to Episode 124: What novel treatments for muscle injuries could be on the horizon?

  1. I actually like the question that is presented about knee pain. I have had knee issues since I was 8 years old and I am 28 right now. I was an athlete in high school and suffered severe pain constantly and it continued into my adulthood. I workout on a regular basis and have started training my legs more intensely. Is this something that could damage by knees further?

    • I think it really depends on a person’s cause of the pain. Even for osteoarthritis, though, we think that there is usually some benefit to the long-term health of the knee with moderate physical activity.

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