Episode 63: Why are knee dislocations such devastating injuries?

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In the Zone
Multi-ligament knee injuries and knee dislocations are devastating injuries for athletes and all patients. Why are surgical treatments and rehabilitation so difficult, and what can patients expect for the outcome?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Marcus Lattimore – University of South Carolina running back
Jake Locker – Tennessee Titans quarterback
Amar’e Stoudemire – New York Knicks forward
Greg Jennings – Green Bay Packers wide receiver

Ask Dr. Geier
As a 42-year-old soccer player, should I use my own tissue for my ACL graft or a cadaver graft? Does my being female matter with this decision?
What can help a 10-year-old pitcher with elbow pain and tingling in the fingers?
Can I rupture my triceps with a golf swing? What other problems can cause a painful snapping around my elbow?

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

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