Episode 60: Does age necessarily hamper sports performance?

The Dr. David Geier Show
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In the Zone
Does age absolutely cause sports performance to decline? And are some sports and exercise better for older athletes? (starts at 4:13)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Dwight Howard – Los Angeles Lakers center (starts 21:43)
Cedric Benson – Green Bay Packers running back (starts 24:58)
Andrew Bynum – Philadelphia 76ers centers (starts 27:40)
Jamie Garcia – St. Louis Cardinals pitcher (starts 31:47)
Rafael Nadal – Men’s tennis star (starts 35:48)
Brian Cushing – Houston Texans linebacker (starts 38:36)

Ask Dr. Geier
How long does my son need to keep his shoulder immobilized after a procedure to reduce a posterior sternoclavicular dislocation? (starts at 42:46)
Are patella dislocations common for skiers and snowboarders? (starts at 44:44)
Are x-rays needed to evaluate knee injuries among patients over 40? (starts at 46:25)
Are newer treatments available for athletes with prior meniscus surgeries and has that same pain now? (starts at 48:04)
Do I actually have to wear my splint for my mallet finger injury to heal? (starts at 49:46)
Why would I have numbness and tingling in my leg and foot after a noncontact knee injury in football? (starts at 50:39)

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 53:42)

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