Episode 162: What can cause leg pain in an athlete or active individual?

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In the Zone
What can cause leg pain in an athlete or active individual? (starts at 5:20)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Dennis Pitta – Baltimore Ravens tight end (starts at 26:20)
Ike Taylor – Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback (starts at 28:57)
Danny Woodhead – San Diego Chargers running back (starts at 31:45)
Angel Pagan – San Francisco Giants center fielder (starts at 34:11)
Paul Oliver – former San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints defensive back (starts at 37:05)

Ask Dr. Geier
Can an active person expect to recover full shoulder and chest strength without having surgery for a pectoral tear? (starts at 41:03)
When can a police officer return to full duties after distal biceps tendon repair surgery? (starts at 44:12)
Can a surgeon determine if a meniscus tear can be repaired by MRI? (starts at 46:03)
Is popping in the shoulder normal after shoulder surgery for a labral tear? (starts at 49:47)
Are crutches necessary once pain from a tibial stress fracture resolves? (starts at 51:59)

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 54:00)


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