Episode 58: Do ACL injury prevention programs work?

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In the Zone
We have previously discussed risks for ACL tears, but can we actually prevent these injuries?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Austin Collie – Indianapolis Colts wide receiver
Darrelle Revis – New York Jets cornerback
Steve Blake – Los Angeles Lakers point guard
John Wall – Washington Wizards point guard
J.D. Martinez – Houston Astros outfielder
Beanie Wells – Arizona Cardinals running back
Darrell Arthur – Memphis Grizzlies forward

Ask Dr. Geier
How am I able to walk after tearing my ACL?
Am I likely to develop arthritis after tearing my ACL and undergoing surgery?
Will I return to college soccer after two ankle surgeries?
What can be done to treat overuse shoulder pain in a competitive tennis player?
How long does a navicular stress fracture in the foot need to heal before I can return to basketball?
What can be done to treat a subluxation of the shoulder without surgery?

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


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