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Episode 173: What is the role of allografts in orthopaedic surgery?

What is the role of allografts in orthopaedic surgery? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington, the Big Ten Conference having an athletic trainer in the booth to monitor concussions, and Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

ACL injuries and deciding when to have surgery

When should an athlete undergo surgery for a torn ACL? Is it safe to wait until the end of the season? Or does the extra time for rehab of the knee benefit a player returning to contact and collision sports? All of those questions have come up recently with a star athlete, and they apply to any athlete preparing for ACL surgery.Continue Reading

Episode 172: How can we better support the mental health of college athletes?

How can we better support the mental health of college athletes? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Ohio State defensive tackle Kosta Karageorge, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, and German soccer player Daniel Engelbrecht. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

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