Episode 132: Why should sports teams have athletic trainer coverage?

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In the Zone
Why can it be important for sports teams and leagues to have athletic trainer coverage for games, practices, and tournaments?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Jonathon Niese – New York Mets pitcher
Jaime Garcia – St. Louis Cardinals pitcher
Zack Greinke – Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher
Geovany Soto – Texas Rangers catcher
Tyshon Dye – Clemson running back

Ask Dr. Geier
What can a young patient do about a shoulder frequently popping out of place after a shoulder dislocation?
Would a cortisone shot help a patient slow to recover from meniscus surgery?
Does a high school soccer player need to wear an ACL brace more than a year out from ACL surgery?
Does a runner need surgery to treat peroneal tendon subluxation of the ankle?
Do titanium screws used in surgery stay in the bone the rest of your life? Do they cause problems?

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

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