Episode 114: How do allografts compare to autografts for ACL surgery?

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In the Zone
How do allografts compare to autografts for ACL surgery?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Reggie Wayne – Indianapolis Colts wide receiver
Brian Cushing – Houston Texans linebacker
Jay Cutler – Chicago Bears quarterback
Nerlens Noel – Philadelphia 76ers center
Allen Craig – St. Louis Cardinals first baseman
Jermichael Finley – Green Bay Packers tight end

Ask Dr. Geier
Should a complete ACL tear of the knee be treated with a leg cast instead of surgery in an active soccer player?
What is exertional compartment syndrome and can it occur at any age?
Is there a risk of developing osteoarthritis after a partial menisectomy of the knee and how soon can it occur?
How long does it take to heal from a dislocated kneecap?
How long will a college basketball player be out of play once diagnosed with a navicular stress fracture and treated with a non-weight bearing cast?

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

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