Episode 98: Do pro athletes trust their team doctors?

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In the Zone
Doctors for professional sports teams usually possess tremendous credentials. So why does it seem like athletes don’t trust their team doctors? (starts at 4:14)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Alex Rodriguez – New York Yankees third baseman (starts at 31:06)
Mark Teixeira – New York Yankees first baseman (starts at 37:50)
Dylan Bundy – Baltimore Orioles pitcher (starts at 39:46)
Derrick Rose – Chicago Bulls guard (starts at 41:54)

Ask Dr. Geier
Can a dislocation of the collarbone from the sternum be popped back in place? (starts at 45:36)
Can a gymnast who suffered a Tommy John injury rehab her elbow and avoid surgery? (starts at 47:43)
Can a coach return to full duties after suffering a tibial plateau fracture? (starts at 49:36)
When can a professional arm wrestler start training after surgery to repair a flexor-pronator tear of his elbow? (starts at 51:09)

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 53:46)

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