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Episode 160: Is early surgery better for young kids with ACL injuries?

Is early surgery better for young kids with ACL injuries? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis, Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis, Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham, and The Citadel allegedly using cut blocking against an opposing team. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Social media Saturday: Evernote

Evernote is a tool that I can’t live without. Even if I wasn’t active in social media, I would use it every day. But without Evernote, I’d be lost. I would struggle to create my podcasts and newspaper columns. Quite simply, Evernote is like my brain, but it holds much more information.Continue Reading

Return to play for NFL players who undergo shoulder stabilization surgery

Shoulder instability events, such as dislocations and subluxations, can be debilitating problems for competitive athletes. In contact and collision sports like football, these events often occur during the season, making the treatment decisions challenging. To return to play long-term, surgeons are increasingly opting to perform surgical stabilization to try to provide optimal stability and function to allow return to sports.Continue Reading

Episode 159: Should cheerleading be considered a sport?

Should cheerleading be considered a sport? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver DeAndrew White, Florida Gators tight end Jake McGee, Baylor Bears quarterback Bryce Petty, Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash, New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Social media Saturday: 6 ideas to grow your Twitter prominence

People occasionally ask me how they can increase the number of followers they have on Twitter. My response is always to take a straightforward approach. Write tweets and share content that people want to read. Do it consistently for long enough, and your audience will grow. Having said that, if you want to vary your Twitter strategy and try some new ideas occasionally, here are six ideas that might help people find – and hopefully follow – you.Continue Reading

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