Episode 89: How much do meniscal tears affect sports performance?

The Dr. David Geier Show
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In the Zone
Meniscal tears and sports performance

That’s Gotta Hurt
Luol Deng – Chicago Bulls forward
Blake Griffin – Los Angeles Clippers forward
Eddie Lacy – Green Bay Packers running back
Christian Ponder – Minnesota Vikings quarterback
Ricardo Portillo – Utah soccer referee

Ask Dr. Geier
Is there a brace that I can wear for an MCL injury of the knee that would allow me to play hockey?
Can I play soccer in a cast I’m wearing for a scaphoid fracture of the wrist?
Should I undergo surgery for a tibial stress fracture that isn’t healing?
When can I start weightlifting after meniscus surgery?

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

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