Category Archives: Ask Dr. Geier

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

Can a tibial stress fracture heal on its own?

Tibial stress fractures can be some of the most difficult injuries runners face. They can keep you out of running for months, possibly keep you on crutches and occasionally need surgery. In this Ask Dr. Geier video, I answer the question of a runner who feels like his tibial stress fracture is improving and wonders if that’s the normal progression of the injury. Continue Reading

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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