Episode 51: How can you safely exercise or play sports in the heat?

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?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Trent Richardson – Cleveland Browns running back
Matt Garza – Chicago Cubs pitcher
J.J. Watt – Houstan Texans defensive end
Hakeem Nicks – New York Giants wide receiver
Carlos Ruiz – Philadelphia Phillies catcher
Charles Sawyer – Ole Miss defensive back
Ray Easterling – former Atlanta Falcons

Ask Dr. Geier
Does kinesio taping actually prevent injury or does it just look cool?
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?
What is the treatment and long-term outcome of septic prepatellar bursitis of the knee?
When can I remove the splint for my mallet finger injury?
Can I start dance activities even though I haven’t been officially cleared to return after undergoing knee surgery?

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions

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