Tag Archives: patellar tendinopathy

Episode 90: Will young athletes deny concussions symptoms in order to play sports?

We know that concussions are common and dangerous in young athletes. Do these athletes often hide their symptoms like the pros often do? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay, Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol, Boston Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan, Houston Texans safety Ed Reed, and Montreal Canadiens center Lars Eller. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 84: What are the potential risks of early single-sport specialization for young athletes?

What is single-sport specialization? How could it affect, positively or negatively, the careers of young athletes? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger, and NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 70: Are you at risk for a stress fracture?

Stress fractures are common in sports and exercise. What risk factors could increase your chances of suffering one of these injuries? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, Los Angeles Lakers F Pau Gasol, men’s tennis star Rafael Nadal, San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews, and Goose Creek High School RB Tramel Terry. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 67: Can ethical issues arise between players, teams, and healthcare providers?

With the increasing popularity and money in college and professional sports, can ethical issues develop between teams, players, and healthcare providers? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Baltimore Ravens LB Ray Lewis, Los Angeles Lakers F Pau Gasol and G Steve Nash, New York Jets QB Tim Tebow, Golden State Warriors C Andrew Bogut, and the views of an NBA product of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 60: Does age necessarily hamper sports performance?

Does sports performance necessarily decline with age? Do some physical abilities decline more than others? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Lakers C Dwight Howard, Green Bay Packers RB Cedric Benson, Philadelphia 76ers C Andrew Bynum, St. Louis Cardinals P Jaime Garcia, tennis star Rafael Nadal, and Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 52: Should healthcare providers join the social media conversation?

Why should healthcare providers actively participate in social media? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher, Oakland A’s 3B Brandon Inge, Denver Broncos DE Jason Hunter, Chicago Bulls PG Derrick Rose, and tennis champion Rafael Nadal. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 12: How can exercise improve your mental health?

You know that exercise helps you physically, but did you know that it helps keep your brain healthy as well? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy, two Virginia Tech football players, and former soccer star Taylor Twellman. Plus he answers your sports injury questions.Continue Reading

Tips to prevent youth basketball injuries

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in America, but it is one in which injuries can and do occur. What are the most common injuries? And are there ways to prevent them?Continue Reading

Ask Dr. Geier – Platelet-Rich Plasma

This week’s Ask Dr. Geier Friday column addresses some of the misperceptions about platelet-rich plasma.Continue Reading

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