The NFL’s Injury Issue: One-on-One With New York Sports Doctor Kevin Plancher

September 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I was recently given the ultimate honor to interview one of the most highly respected and recognized sports doctors in the United States last night, as I found myself discussing the NFL's injury concerns with one of New York's most respected sports personalities and orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Kevin Plancher.
It was more than fitting that this interview had been arranged following two weeks of devastating injuries that rocked the league from every angle.  If it hasn't been Green Bay Packers running back Ryan Grant going down with a season ending knee injury, it has been the NFL's golden boy Darrelle Revis, injuring his hamstring in a recent New York Jets practice.
For the most part, these injuries are nothing new.  We all know that the league has had a constant problem with player welfare, and although Roger Goodell takes physical fitness extremely seriously, today's modern game simply places added pressure on every player who is willing to compete.
So what did ex...

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