Episode 299: Why won’t better helmets and other protective equipment make sports that much safer?

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In the Zone
Why won’t better helmets and other protective equipment make sports that much safer?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli’s knee surgery with a cadaver graft

Ask Dr. Geier
Can a young athlete play rugby days after suffering a sternoclavicular dislocation?
Does a doctor need an MRI to diagnose an athlete with a quad tendon rupture?

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

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