This is a quick reference list for the locations of show topics in Episode 51 of The Dr. David Geier Show.
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In the Zone
What can athletes do to protect themselves in intense heat? Are there simple steps that adults and kids can take to prevent heat illness? (starts at 3:59)
That’s Gotta Hurt
Trent Richardson – Cleveland Browns running back (starts 16:53)
Matt Garza – Chicago Cubs pitcher (starts 19:15)
J.J. Watt – Houstan Texans defensive end (starts 22:23)
Hakeem Nicks – New York Giants wide receiver (starts 25:07)
Carlos Ruiz – Philadelphia Phillies catcher (starts 27:50)
Charles Sawyer – Ole Miss defensive back (starts 30:49)
Ray Easterling – former Atlanta Falcons (starts 33:10)
Ask Dr. Geier
Does kinesio taping actually prevent injury or does it just look cool?(starts at 36:43)
How likely is continued instability of the knee after tearing my ACL? What is the long-term outcome if I don’t have surgery for my ACL tear? (starts at 41:35)
What is the treatment and long-term outcome of septic prepatellar bursitis of the knee? (starts at 44:31)
When can I remove the splint for my mallet finger injury? (starts at 47:05)
Can I start dance activities even though I haven’t been officially cleared to return after undergoing knee surgery? (starts at 48:55)
Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions (starts at 51:18)
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