Episode 128: What are the most effective ways to manage hamstring injuries in athletes?

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In the Zone
What risk factors can increase an athlete’s risk of suffering a hamstring injury, and what treatments can best treat that injury, now and in the future?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Chris Johnson – Tennessee Titans running back
Manu Ginobili – San Antonio Spurs guard
Stuart Holden – U.S. national soccer team midfielder
NFL players admitting they would play with concussions
Protective caps for baseball pitchers

Ask Dr. Geier
How can a college basketball player return to play most quickly after suffering a navicular stress fracture?
Will a middle-school soccer player be ready to play soccer 6 months after undergoing ACL surgery?
How can professional athletes return to play only 4-6 weeks after undergoing meniscus repairs?

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

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