Tag Archives: AC separation

Episode 154: Is heat stroke common among endurance runners?

Is heat stroke common among endurance runners? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard, San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter, San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James, and New York Giants running back David Wilson. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 78: Can a gluten-free diet improve sports performance?

Can switching to a gluten-free diet actually improve your sports and exercise performance? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, University of Kentucky forward Nerlens Noel, Boston Celtics guard Leandro Barbosa, Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger, Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson, and Seattle Mariners P Felix Hernandez. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 75: Is exercise safe and beneficial during pregnancy?

Is exercise safe during pregnancy? Are certain types of exercise dangerous? What warnings signs should pregnant women watch for, and who shouldn’t exercise? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli, Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan, Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao, and U.S. alpine skiing star Bode Miller. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 66: Is high intensity training as effective as traditional exercise?

Can very short, intense training sessions provide equal or better health benefits to more traditional workouts? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving, San Antonio Spurs F Stephen Jackson, Dallas Mavericks F Dirk Nowitzki, USC QB Matt Barkley, Minnesota Timberwolves G Brandon Roy, Oakland Athletics P Brandon McCarthy, and former Houston Texans punter Brett Hartmann. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 59: Should schools eliminate football?

With increasing concerns about traumatic brain injuries and long-term effects of repeated blows to the head, should schools and school districts consider eliminating the sport of football? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Dodgers CF Matt Kemp, New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes, Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker, and St. Louis Rams WR Danny Amendola. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 56: Why would coaches ban the media from reporting injuries?

Should coaches and teams try to prevent sports writers and the media from reporting injury information? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson, Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker, San Diego Chargers CB Quentin Jammer, Atlanta Falcons CB Brent Grimes, and Tulane University S Devon Walker. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 17: Does the media fairly criticize the medical staffs of pro sports teams?

Does the media fairly criticize decisions made by team doctors and the medical staffs of college and professional sports teams? Dr. Geier also examines the controversies surrounding the decisions made with the injuries of Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy, Portland Trail Blazers stars Greg Oden and Brandon Roy, and Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby. Plus he answers your sports injury questions.Continue Reading

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