This is a quick reference list for the locations of show topics in Episode 48 of The Dr. David Geier Show.
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In the Zone
ACL tears are occurring more commonly in very young athletes. What might explain this increase? And how has the treatment and surgical management evolved in recent years? (starts at 4:13)
That’s Gotta Hurt
David Ortiz – Boston Red Sox designated hitter (starts 19:13)
Brett Gardner – New York Yankees left fielder
Darius Lipford – University of North Carolina linebacker (starts 27:02)
Troy Polamalu – Pittsburgh Steelers safety (starts 30:08)
Dillon Gee – New York Mets pitcher (starts 34:00)
Ask Dr. Geier
How are patella tendon ruptures repaired? Will I be able to return to sports after surgery? (starts at 38:26)
Do I need surgery for subluxing peroneal tendons of the ankle?(starts at 42:43)
When can I hike after ACL reconstruction? (starts at 45:30)
What can I do for my trochanteric bursitis of my hip? (starts at 47:06)
Should I find surgeon more experienced with treating my problem? (starts at 50:15)
Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 54:37)
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