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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Oct 18, 2018

What do gardeners and snow skiers have in common? Well, besides the fact that both tend to enjoy the outdoors, it turns out they are also at an increased risk of peripheral nerve injury. This week on the podcast, we review the anatomy and pathophysiology of several of the most common sites of nerve damage in the lower extremity.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Lee Rosevere. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.

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