Team Physician Talks About Treating the Padres

The 2010 baseball season marks the 30th anniversary of Scripps Clinic serving as the official health care provider of the San Diego Padres. Head team physician and Scripps Clinic orthopedic surgeon Dr. Heinz Hoenecke joined KPBS Morning Edition to discuss the unique medical issues related to treating professional athletes — and how some new technological advances are helping doctors keep players healthier over the long season.

Listen to the KPBS story (MP3, 3.6 MB).

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