Episode 61: Why are youth sports injuries increasing?

The Dr. David Geier Show
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In the Zone
Are injuries from sports increasing among kids? And what risk factors would account for a rise in youth sports injuries? (starts at 5:57)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Derek Jeter – New York Yankees shortstop
Kevin Love – Minnesota Timberwolves forward
Ray Lewis – Baltimore Ravens linebacker
Ed Reed – Baltimore Ravens safety
Terrell Suggs – Baltimore Ravens linebacker
Scott Fujita – Cleveland Browns linebacker

Ask Dr. Geier
What can I do to treat my knee’s cartilage damage, either with or without surgery, to return to running marathons?
Should my son wear a knee brace for football after suffering an MCL injury of his knee?
How do surgeons decide how much meniscus to remove when trimming out part of a meniscus tear?
How can I tell if I need surgery for a partial ACL tear?
What forms of exercise can I do while recovering from a femoral neck stress fracture?
What could cause my leg pain and toe numbness with running after changing running shoes?

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

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