Episode 138: Why are preparticipation physicals so important?

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In the Zone
Why are preparticipation physicals so important?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Eli Manning – New York Giants quarterback
Josh Hamilton – Los Angeles Angels outfielder
Ryan Zimmerman – Washington Nationals third baseman
Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid star
Ian Thorpe – Olympic swimmer

Ask Dr. Geier
How long does it take to return to soccer after a tibia fracture?
Why is it so hard for an athlete to return to soccer after suffering a multi-ligament knee injury?
Would PRP or stem cells help a scaphoid fracture of the wrist heal?
How can a medical student become a competitive applicant for an orthopedic surgeon residency?

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

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