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Episode 114: How do allografts compare to autografts for ACL surgery?

Allografts are being increasingly used in ACL reconstructions, but how do outcomes compare to surgeries with autografts? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne, Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Allen Craig, and Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 113: How can basketball players lower their risk of injuries?

What injuries are most common in basketball? And how can players decrease their risk of suffering them? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb, Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Levi Brown, and Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

When is an athlete ready for sports after ACL surgery?

What factors should orthopaedic surgeons use to determine if an athlete is ready to return to sports after ACL reconstruction?Continue Reading

Injuries in men’s and women’s collegiate rugby

A new study in the journal Sports Health looks at the difference between injury rates in men’s collegiate rugby and women’s rugby. Are there more injuries in men’s or women’s rugby? Do injury patterrns differ between gender?Continue Reading

Episode 108: Can the Long-Term Athletic Development model create healthy elite youth athletes?

Can Canada’s Long-Term Athletic Development model for youth sports development create elite athletes with less risk of injury? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New England Patriots RB Shane Vereen, New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez, Ohio State QB Braxton Miller, and Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Can a happier, healthier football team win in the NFL?

Can an NFL team’s focus on player wellbeing through yoga, meditation, diet, and counseling help its football players succeed on and off the field? Continue Reading

Latest concussion could end player’s football career

A knee to the helmet knocked a player out of a recent football game. Now his team worries that concussion could end his career. Continue Reading

Episode 103: Is there a link between anabolic steroids and mental health issues?

Is there a long-term risk of behavorial and mental health problems with anabolic steroid use? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Green Bay Packers LT Bryan Bulaga, New Orleans Saints DE Kenyon Coleman, Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, and why there might be so many injuries in NFL training camps. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 102: Does age affect the types of injuries that young athletes suffer?

Does age affect the types of injuries that young athletes suffer? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin, New York Mets third baseman David Wright, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, and U.S. national team midfielder Stuart Holden. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 101: Are elite sports ruining our kids?

With college scholarships and millions of dollars in professional sports as incentives, are parents wrong to push their kids to play competitive or elite sports? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson, Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brandon Morrow, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes and Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

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