Originally Posted by PuffyPig
Do you really want a player with a physical problem hiding it because he thinks his job may be in jeopardy?
Used to happen all of the time in baseball. If you can't play, your job should be in jeopardy, that's just the way of the world. The next guy might be better than you.
Steroids became a big problem in baseball exactly because they helped an athlete rebound from injury and pain more quickly, not because of huge strength gains.