It is another special flashback show while Dr. Souryal is leading the NBA Physician’s Association meeting as part of the NBA All-Stars Weekend in New York. This hybrid episode was recorded earlier so you don’t miss your Saturday morning fix of sports, news, and medicine. It includes highlights from interviews with Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown, legendary coach Larry Brown, and NFL Heads Up spokesperson Christine Golic as well as commentary from Dr. Souryal and Dr. Scott Blumenthal, spine surgeon.
The doctors start the show with a discussion of how cutting edge procedures used now on professional athletes may well benefit the rest of us in years to come. Sports Medicine 101 is all about healing hamstring tears. In Rapid Fire the doctors answer quick questions regarding big men and bad feet, second opinions, Ghana and Brazil, hockey and soccer, and so on. Stay tuned for a Souryal “I told you so” Story.
Dr. Souryal has some replays of relevant calls from recent live shows regarding continued pain in a frozen shoulder, hydration, circulation, and current thoughts on Gatorade versus water.