Episode 39: What are the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of sports?

The Dr. David Geier Show
This is a quick reference list for the locations of show topics in Episode 39 of The Dr. David Geier Show.

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In the Zone
As sports participation continues to grow, attention on sports injuries has increased as well. However, there are many positive aspects of sports worth mentioning as well.

That’s Gotta Hurt
Derrick Rose – Chicago Bulls guard
C.J. Watson – Chicago Bulls guard
Chris Bosh – Miami Heat center
Darren McFadden – Oakland Raiders running back

Ask Dr. Geier
Does a young athlete need surgery for a meniscus tear?
Will walking on treadmill with a stress fracture of the foot prolong the injury?
How much of my baseball season will I miss with a bulging disc in my lumbar spine?
What can I do to return to my job and its functional demands after a rectus femoris injury?
Could my son’s forearm pain with pitching be caused by chronic exertional compartment syndrome?
Will my ankle ever be normal after my first ankle sprain?

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

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