Episode 70: Are you at risk for a stress fracture?

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In the Zone
What risk factors could increase your chances of suffering a stress fracture during sports and exercise?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Adrian Peterson – Minnesota Vikings running back
Pau Gasol – Los Angeles Lakers forward
Rafael Nadal – Men’s tennis star
Ryan Mathews – San Diego Chargers running back
Tramel Terry – Goose Creek High School running back

Ask Dr. Geier
My 11-year old son suffered an ACL and meniscus tear. Can we delay surgery until he is older?
Is physical therapy a reasonable option to try to avoid surgery for a SLAP tear?
How long will I be out of baseball after surgery to repair a bucket-handle meniscus tear?
As an elite high school baseball pitcher, is it possible that I have a Tommy John injury or olecranon stress fracture?

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