Episode 131: How can you recover quickly and most effectively from ACL surgery?

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In the Zone
What are the common misperceptions about rehab after ACL surgery, and how can all patients recover and return to sports most effectively?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Manny Machado – Baltimore Orioles third baseman
Mark Teixeira – New York Yankees first baseman
Wandy Rodriguez – Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher
Matt Harvey – New York Mets pitcher
Dylan Bundy – Baltimore Orioles pitcher
Matt Harrison – Texas Rangers pitcher
Adam LaRoche – Washington Nationals first baseman

Ask Dr. Geier
What types of meniscus tears of the knee can be sewn back together?
Can an active 52-year-old teacher return to cycling, jogging, and skiing without surgery for an ACL tear?
Should a young patient worry about a meniscus tear getting larger over time by delaying surgery?
What are the potential complications of a scaphoid fracture of the wrist in a competitive rugby player?

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

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