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Ask Dr. Geier – Should I get an x-ray or MRI?

One of the most common questions I get in my clinic deals with whether or not a patient really needs x-rays when he or she comes to the doctor to have an injury evaluated. Especially with recent insurance changes, patients are more conscious of costs than ever. Is it a good idea to skip x-rays and go straight to an MRI for a knee injury, though?Continue Reading

Episode 166: How can dental health affect sports performance?

How can dental health affect sports performance? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Dodgers Dan Haren, and Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

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