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The Doctors discuss a knee issue with a caller about his 9-year-old daughter and another caller about a compression fracture
World class spinal surgeon Dr. Scott Blumenthal joins Dr. Souryal for two hours of your only sports medicine talk show on the radio and the Interwebs! We have cut out the commercials for this podcast, so you get all the good stuff, without commercial interruption.
The Business of Medicine segment touches on a loophole that promotes the propagation of stand-alone Emergency Rooms, and segue ways into a Souryal Story which illustrates the problem, and more on transparency, or lack thereof, and the profit and pitfalls of the insurance game.
It’s a good thing Dr. B. is on because there are so many questions right in his bailiwick. How do you know when to choose an orthopedic surgeon vs. a neurosurgeon for back trouble? What are the effects of prednisone use and future surgeries? How do you know when it is time for a hip replacement? What is the relationship of spasms to hydration?
Listen and learn, my friends. And then…tell your friends!
Doctor Souryal opens the show with a discussion of why it is important for sports doctors to be sports fans. He also talks about neck injuries and spinal cord contusions, and what doctors look for when assessing the severity of the injuries.
Doctor Mel Manning joins the show as a guest this week. The doctors talk about their least favorite plays. Doctor Souryal talks about the dangers of kickoffs and punt returns. Doctor Manning is more concerned about injuries in the cheerleaders than the football players.
Sports Medicine 101 focuses on Garrett Richards’ ruptured patellar tendon, why surgery is needed to repair patellar tendon injuries, and the hardest parts of the recovery process.
The Doctors answer questions about, arthritis and golfer’s elbow, how anti-inflammatory steroids work, bulging discs causing neck and shoulder pain, and the difference between orthopedists and sports medicine specialists.