Episode 165: Is playing on artificial turf more dangerous than playing on grass?

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In the Zone
Is playing on artificial turf more dangerous than playing on grass?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Russell Okung – Seattle Seahawks left tackle
Victor Cruz – New York Giants wide receiver
Jerod Mayo – New England Patriots linebacker
Bradley Beal – Washington Wizards shooting guard
Yadier Molina – St. Louis Cardinals catcher
Mike Napoli – Boston Red Sox first baseman

Ask Dr. Geier
What is the best treatment for a nonunion of a Jones fracture at the base of the 5th metatarsal of the foot?
What types of knee injuries can occur when a basketball player lands from a jump with his knee fully extended?
How can a patient and surgeon tell the difference between exertional compartment syndrome and popliteal artery entrapment?

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


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