Episode 82: Should football players be allowed to play in more than one game per week?

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In the Zone
Is it safe for high school football players to play in both junior varsity and varsity games each week? (starts at 3:44)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Kobe Bryant – Los Angeles Lakers guard (starts at 20:02)
Amar’e Stoudemire – New York Knicks forward (starts at 23:17)
David Ortiz – Boston Red Sox designated hitter (starts at 26:37)
Chris Kelly – Boston Bruins forward (starts at 30:41)
Sam Stosur – women’s tennis player (starts at 33:19)

Ask Dr. Geier
Is microfracture surgery necessary for articular cartilage damage in the knee? (starts at 36:22)
Should a firefighter undergo surgery for a recurrent shoulder dislocation? (starts at 40:04)
Can a college soccer return to play after having a large portion of his meniscus removed? (starts at 42:13)
Could I have torn my Achilles tendon without knowing it? (starts at 44:34)
Is surgery or physical therapy more appropriate to treat a SLAP tear of the shoulder? (starts at 46:54)

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 50:47)

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