Episode 26: Should surgeons operate on young athletes with shoulder dislocations?

The Dr. David Geier Show
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In the Zone
Shoulder dislocations in young, active people: Should we fix these injuries surgically right away? And is arthroscopic surgery as good as the more traditional open surgeries?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Johan Santana – New York Mets pitcher
Russell Westbrook – Oklahoma City Thunder guard
Rich Peverley – Boston Bruins forward

Ask Dr. Geier
Is surgery necessary for peroneal tendon subluxation of the ankle?
Surgery or observation and rehab for a biceps tendon injury of the shoulder?
What are the options for advanced osteochondral defects of the talus?
Why are elbow injuries and surgeries so difficult to return to normal?
What can I do to prevent developing arthritis?

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

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