33 episodes

“All Sports, All Orthopedics, All the Time.” By William Sanchez and Dr. Grant Garcia.
A podcast that features sports injuries, sports updates, orthopedic sports treatments, and cutting-edge surgical discussions. We discuss what’s hot in sports and how sports orthopedics plays a big part in keeping our athletes going.

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“All Sports, All Orthopedics, All the Time.” By William Sanchez and Dr. Grant Garcia.
A podcast that features sports injuries, sports updates, orthopedic sports treatments, and cutting-edge surgical discussions. We discuss what’s hot in sports and how sports orthopedics plays a big part in keeping our athletes going.

https://www.sportsdoctalk.com/
https://www.youtube.com/@sportsdoctalk
https://www.instagram.com/sportsdoctalkpodcast/
https://www.linkedin.com/company/90467394/

    Revolutionizing Spinal Surgery: Exploring Endoscopic Techniques and Disc Replacement with Dr. Andre Shaffer

    Revolutionizing Spinal Surgery: Exploring Endoscopic Techniques and Disc Replacement with Dr. Andre Shaffer

    In this episode, Dr. Andre Shaffer shares his journey and the inspirations that led him to become a renowned orthopedic surgeon. Will Sanchez and Dr. Grant Garcia delve into the transformative world of spine surgery with Dr. Shaffer, an esteemed orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist. He brings his expertise in endoscopic spine surgery to the forefront, discussing innovative procedures such as transforaminal and interlaminar discectomy, medial branch transection, and the intricate relationship between the hip and spine for arthroplasty.
    The conversation takes an exciting turn as we explore the realm of disc replacement, focusing on cutting-edge technologies like Mobi C, ProDisc L, and the highly anticipated 3 Spine MOTUS. Drawing from recent advancements and insights from the field, we examine why patients increasingly opt for disc replacement over fusion surgery, particularly in light of re-operation rates and the long-term benefits associated with this alternative. However, despite the evident advantages of disc replacement, Dr. Shaffer acknowledges the challenges posed by insurance barriers and misconceptions surrounding the procedure.
    Addressing concerns about cost-effectiveness and long-term outcomes, he emphasizes the importance of data-driven decision-making and advocating for patient-centric care. Moving beyond traditional perceptions of back surgery, Dr. Shaffer provides insights into the necessity of cervical surgeries and the prevalence of conditions like piriformis pain and arthritis. Exploring the intricate anatomy of the spine and intervertebral discs, he highlights the importance of tailored approaches to treatment and the ongoing quest for innovative solutions in spinal care. Throughout the episode, Dr. Shaffer's passion for advancing spinal surgery and improving patient outcomes shines through, offering listeners a comprehensive understanding of the evolving landscape of spine care and the promising future of endoscopic techniques and disc replacement.
    For more information, transcripts, and past shows check us out at ⁠sportsdoctalk.com⁠

    • 57 min
    Innovations in Healthcare: Striking a Balance

    Innovations in Healthcare: Striking a Balance

    The 2024 baseball season is in full swing, but amidst the excitement of the game, a more intricate challenge looms—the ever-evolving landscape of medical technology and its profound impact on healthcare. In this episode, we embark on a journey through this dynamic terrain, where cutting-edge innovations intersect with the complexities of insurance coverage. From revolutionary surgical procedures to the hurdles faced by insurance companies, we delve into the challenges and opportunities shaping the future of healthcare.

    As we navigate this intricate landscape, we explore the delicate balance between costs, innovation, and patient care. With a spotlight on the role of AI in shaping the future of healthcare, we unravel the potential it holds to revolutionize patient outcomes and streamline medical processes. Amidst these discussions, we find ourselves inspired by the myriad possibilities that lie ahead, driven by a shared vision of enhancing patient care and well-being.

    We extend our gratitude to our dedicated followers for their support and invite them to join us on Sportsdoctalk.com for further exploration. With resources ranging from informative transcripts to engaging shows, we strive to foster meaningful discussions and insights. Find us on all major listening platforms, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram, and be part of the conversation shaping the future of healthcare

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Tech Trends Unveiled_ A Year in Review and Future Horizons

    Tech Trends Unveiled_ A Year in Review and Future Horizons

    As we wrap up, a heartfelt thank you to our audience and everyone who contributed to making Sports Doc Talk a great experience. Exciting times await, with upcoming episodes promising even more insight and engagement. Stay tuned, and let's continue this remarkable journey together!"



    Welcome to this special anniversary episode of Sports Doc Talk! As we fondly look back on the remarkable journey of 2023, we're eagerly stepping into 2024 with a promise of even more exciting content. Responding to your requests, today marks the launch of our dual-format podcast, seamlessly combining traditional and video platforms, as we strive to elevate the Sports Doc Talk experience to new heights.



    In this episode, we had a blast reflecting on memorable topics and hosting amazing guests. We delved into cutting-edge medical technologies, such as the groundbreaking MISHA implant, innovative OssioFiber Anchors, the latest advancements in ACL repair with the BEAR implant, and more.



    As we wrap up, a sincere thank you to our dedicated audience and everyone who contributed to making Sports Doc Talk an exceptional experience. Anticipate thrilling episodes ahead, promising deeper insights and increased engagement. Stay tuned as we embark on this exciting journey together!

    • 59 min
    Shoulder Surgeons_Dr. Shariff Bishai and Dr. Daniel Acevedo

    Shoulder Surgeons_Dr. Shariff Bishai and Dr. Daniel Acevedo

    Welcome to Sports Doc Talk! In this episode, Will Sanchez and Dr.Grant Garcia feature two exceptional guests who not only excel as top shoulder surgeons but also bring their captivating charm to the airwaves. Dr. Shariff Bishai and Dr. Danny Acevedo, hosts of "I'm a Podstar not a Doctor," join us to share their insights.



    One of our many conversations delves into the crucial doctor-patient relationship, emphasizing mutual respect and the importance of building strong connections with patients. Dr. Bishai and Dr. Acevedo stress continuous learning, training, and peak performance in the medical field, echoing Dr. Acevedo's mantra, "You got to stay ready to be ready."



    On their podcast, they are better known as the American Pharoah and Cuff Daddy, bringing a distinct blend of entertainment with eclectic guests and fun banter. A must listen to. This episode takes you on a rollercoaster of education and entertainment; from their experiences in the medical field to behind-the-scenes fun.



    Whether you're a medical professional, an avid podcast listener, or simply curious about Sports Doc Talk, this episode promises a blast of insights and entertainment. Visit sportsdoctalk.com for exclusive content, transcripts, and opportunities to be part of the show. Thank you for being a valued member of our community, and happy listening!

    • 42 min
    Lia Winter_co-founder of Winter Innovations

    Lia Winter_co-founder of Winter Innovations

    Hosts Will Sanchez and Dr. Grant Garcia chat with Lia Winter, co-founder of Winter Innovations, focusing on entrepreneurship and the journey from napkin idea to reality.

    We discuss Lia’s creation of EasyWhip, an innovative suture inspired by Lia's mother's initial unsuccessful ACL surgery. EasyWhip allows surgeons to switch between a whip stitch and a locking stitch on the fly. We dive into Lia’s background in biomedical engineering along with the challenges of entrepreneurship, emphasizing the importance of hard work and perseverance (you won't want to miss how Lia caught Dr. Garcia's attention with her incredible story.)

    Lia's story serves as an inspiring testament to the impact of innovative thinking in sports medicine, showing aspiring entrepreneurs that bold visions can become transformative realities. We have a little fun with her Tennessee roots through conversations about Peyton Manning, banana pudding, and Dolly Parton. What, how, and why you ask? Well, you’ll just have to listen to this new episode of Sports Doc Talk.

    As we approach the holiday season, we extend our warmest wishes to all our listeners. And if you're eager for more insights, and transcripts, or aspire to be a part of the show, head over to sportsdoctalk.com. Thank you for being a part of our community, and happy listening!

    • 38 min
    Analysis of NFL Quarterback Deshaun Watson's Injury

    Analysis of NFL Quarterback Deshaun Watson's Injury

    In this edition of Sports Doc Talk, host Will Sanchez and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Grant Garcia discuss the recent shoulder injury faced by NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson. Deshaun is now dealing with a challenging glenoid fracture, and Dr. Garcia provides insights into the intricacies of the repair process. The episode delves into Deshaun's healing journey, potential complications, and the potential long-term implications of this uncommon fracture. The discussion covers a spectrum of medical procedures, recovery timelines, and rehabilitation strategies, and shines a spotlight on the profound impact such an injury could have on a professional athlete's career—particularly emphasizing the nuanced challenges it presents to a quarterback's throwing capabilities.

    Would you like a transcript of the show, want to be a guest, or have a topic or question you want to hear more about? Check us out at sportsdoctalk.com. We want to hear from you.



    00:00 Introduction and Background

    00:34 Discussing Deshaun Watson's Injury

    02:34 Understanding the Nature of the Injury

    04:58 Implications of Playing with the Injury

    07:01 Explaining the Surgical Procedure

    09:07 Post-Surgery Concerns and Rehabilitation

    15:29 Potential Long-Term Effects and Recovery

    24:15 Wrapping Up and Final Thoughts

    • 25 min

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