Episode 90: Will young athletes deny concussions symptoms in order to play sports?

The Dr. David Geier Show
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In the Zone
Will young athletes deny concussions symptoms in order to play sports? (starts at 3:18)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Roy Halladay – Philadelphia Phillies pitcher (starts at 18:26)
Pau Gasol – Los Angeles Lakers forward (starts at 23:05)
Joel Hanrahan – Boston Red Sox closer (starts at 26:36)
Ed Reed – Houston Texans safety (starts at 29:36)
Lars Eller – Montreal Canadiens center (starts at 32:34)

Ask Dr. Geier
What restrictions are placed on the patient after meniscus repair surgery? (starts at 37:45)
Why am I having knee pain shortly after surgery to trim out a meniscus tear? (starts at 41:32)
What is the best treatment for a partial Tommy John injury in a young pitcher? (starts at 44:29)
Is surgery a reasonable option for a recreational athlete with chronic exertional compartment syndrome? (starts at 46:43)
Can my son return to pitching after surgery for glenohumeral internal rotation deficit (GIRD)? (starts at 49:46)

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 55:18)

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