Episode 133: Why might exercise be better than medicine?

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In the Zone
Why might exercise be better than medicine?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Stuart Holden – U.S. Men’s National Team soccer star
Cameron Maybin – San Diego Padres outfielder
Gerald Wallace – Boston Celtics forward
Thabo Sefolosha – Oklahoma City Thunder guard
Andy Murray – tennis star
Maria Komissarova – Russian Olympic skicross racer

Ask Dr. Geier
Are leg extension exercises bad for a patient 7 weeks out from ACL surgery?
What influences the decision for a patient to undergo surgery for a long head of the biceps tear at the shoulder?
How long can an active patient wait to have surgery for a distal biceps tendon rupture at the elbow?
What would help a runner return to exercise most effectively after a Lisfranc injury of the foot?
What knee brace, if any, should a college soccer player wear as he returns to play after ACL surgery?

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

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