Episode 23: Should an athlete try play through pain?

The Dr. David Geier Show
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In the Zone
Is it acceptable for a professional athlete to play through pain? What about playing through a specific injury? What about high-school or college athlete or youth or recreational athlete? Can it be harmful?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Ali Kreiger – US Women’s National Team soccer star
Dirk Nowitzki – Dallas Mavericks F
Baron Davis – New York Knicks G
Brian Urlacher – Chicago Bears LB

Ask Dr. Geier
Why does my knee squeak more as I get older?
What exercise can I do with chronic exertional compartment syndrome?
What exercise can I do that won’t aggravate pain from Achilles tendinosis?
How can I reduce a nursemaid’s elbow?

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

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