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Questions by sports community answered by Dr. Geier in his weekly post

Ask Dr. Geier – Can I exercise with chronic exertional compartment syndrome?

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome is a condition in which the muscles – usually of the leg – swell and cause the leg to become very tight within the fascia that make up the muscle compartments. Physical therapy often does not help the problem go away completely. Many people are unwilling to stop running, so they undergo surgery. Continue Reading

Ask Dr. Geier – What are the risks to cortisone shots in the knee?

Historically cortisone shots in the knee have been one of the most common treatments in orthopedic surgery. We still use them for patients with knee arthritis, and occasionally we will try one for a patient with knee pain and swelling for other reasons. In this Ask Dr. Geier video, I discuss the pros and cons of cortisone injections as well as what they actually do. Continue Reading

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