Episode 57: What risk factors increase your chances of suffering an ACL injury?

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In the Zone
What factors increase the chance that an athlete suffers an ACL injury?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Brian Orakpo – Washington Redskins linebacker
Adam Carriker – Washington Redskins defensive end
Aaron Hernandez – New England Patriots
Connor Shaw – University of South Carolina quarterback
Jamoris Slaughter – Notre Dame Fighting Irish safety
Zaire Anderson – Nebraska University linebacker

Ask Dr. Geier
When can I return to football after surgery to treat recurrent dislocations of my shoulder?
When should I worry about pain and popping in the front of my hip?
Is the fact that I am 48 years old the reason that I am still weak after ACL reconstruction?
Is it possible to grow out of chronic exertional compartment syndrome?
When you hear of injuries and their recoveries among famous athletes, do you ever suspect performance-enhancing drugs?

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
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