The Doc’s with a caller bout a fall and heel pain. Dr. Bellards journey to becoming a doctor.
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The docs continue their discussion on health insurance issues, having insurance doesn’t mean coverage, A caller asks about knee replacement and when he should have it the surgery.
Introducing a new feature: The House Call- where listeners can text in questions or comments and Dr. Souryal may call you back during the show. Guests today are Dr. Scott Blumenthal, world-renowned spine surgeon and Christine Golic, advisor to USA Football and and advocate for safety in youth sports.
Dr. Souryal and Dr. Blumenthal share their thoughts on the Ebola crisis that has touched Dallas, why there is no shame in crying at a football game, and explain what a “leader” is in regional parlance. They answer callers’ questions about treating a torn meniscus, patellar tendon ruptures, exercise with lower back fusions, shoulder subluxation, and more.
Christine Golic comes on to discuss her role as a spokesperson for Heads Up, a program that spreads the word on safe and healthy practices in youth and high school sports. Heads Up is a great resource for coaches and parents for proper equipment fitting, concussion recognition and awareness, as well as heat and hydration issues.
In honor of Inside Sports Medicine’s 500th show, Doctor T.O. Souryal gives us his Top Five Innovations in Sports Medicine and Top Five Sports Movies. Doctor Melvin Manning joins the show to talk about being an informed patient and the terminology of sports medicine. The doctors also answer questions on everything from ACL tears, to herniated disks, to clicking knees, to the differences between hernias and sports hernias.
Doctor T.O. Souryal is joined by spinal expert Doctor Scott Blumenthal to talk about LeBron James, World Cup Soccer, and spinal injuries. They also discuss unproven treatments that consumers should be wary of. The doctors answer listener questions on knee cartilage, stress fractures, back pain, and more.