Episode 135: Why are emergency action plans critical for sports teams?

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In the Zone
What is an emergency action plan, and why is it critical for a team to have one in place?(starts at 5:50)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Aroldis Chapman – Cincinnati Reds pitcher
Cam Newton – Carolina Panthers quarterback
Kyrie Irving – Cleveland Cavaliers point guard
Jarrod Parker – Oakland Athletics pitcher
Brandon Beachy – Atlanta Braves pitcher

Ask Dr. Geier
Do partial tears of the triceps tendon always require surgery?
What is a discoid meniscus tear? How is it treated? And can an athlete return to sports?
How long is recovery for a patient who wants to have surgery for CECS on both legs at the same time?
Should a high school soccer player learn and perform an ACL prevention program before returning to play after her ACL surgery?

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


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