Episode 171: How does obesity affect orthopedic surgery outcomes?

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In the Zone
How does obesity affect orthopedic surgery outcomes?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Ryan Mallett – Houston Texans quarterback
Tashaun Gipson – Cleveland Browns safety
Andre Smith – Cincinnati Bengals tackle
Eric Gordon – New Orleans Pelicans guard
Phillip Hughes – Australian cricketer

Ask Dr. Geier
What pain, if any, is normal as an athlete returns to sports after ACL surgery?
How commonly does surgery fail for peroneal tendon subluxation of the ankle?
Are there any injury findings that show up on x-rays that an MRI wouldn’t show?
Do ACL injury prevention programs work for male athletes or only female athletes?
Is it possible for a female to become an athletic trainer or team doctor of an NFL team?

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

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