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5 common running injuries

Whether you are a competitive runner or just like to jog for exercise, running is an activity that places a tremendous amount of repetitive stress on your lower body. This article briefly describes some of the most common overuse running and jogging injuries.Continue Reading

Episode 106: Are critics of football and its injury risks overreacting?

Criticism of football and its injury risks seems to be increasing, but are the critics overreacting? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey, Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb, skier Lindsey Vonn, and former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Reggie Williams. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

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 87: Why are energy drinks potentially dangerous for young athletes?

Energy drinks are surging in popularity, especially among the younger population. Why are these drinks potentially so dangerous for young athletes? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter, New York Mets prospect Travis d’Arnaud, Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah, New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire, and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 62: Why should everyone lift weights?

Are there benefits to lifting weights and other resistance training other than increasing muscle size and strength. Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New York Yankees P CC Sabathia, Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee, Green Bay Packers S Charles Woodson, New York Knicks F Amar’e Stoudemire, Dallas Mavericks F Dirk Nowitzki, and Golden State Warriors C Andrew Bogut. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

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