Are You Overtraining?; Meniscus Tears 101

Episode 15.01 with Hosts Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole. Broadcasting on ESPN Chicago 1000 WMVP-AM Radio, Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:00 AM/c.

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Segment One:

Elizableth Racioppi, DPT from ATI Physical Therapy discusses Over-training with Steve and Dr. Cole: definition, symptoms, injuries; recommendations for avoiding over-training while maximizing performance.

Elizabeth received her BS and DPT from USC and participated in research at the USC Kinesiology department including injury prevention in overhead athletes. She is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and has completed APTA’s Orthopaedic Management of the Runner, Cyclist, and Swimmer.

Segment Two:

Dr. Brian Cole discusses Meniscus Tears in detail with Steve Kashul: definition, causes,difference between lateral and medial tears, relation to ACL injury, function of healthy meniscus; frequency of incidents, treatment, rehab, recovery time, potential future problems.