Tag Archives: patellofemoral pain

Sports medicine stats: Knee injuries in runners

25% of the general population suffers, or has suffered, from a little known cause of knee pain called patellofemoral pain syndrome. It is the most common overuse knee injury among runners, and it can account for up to 40% of the knee complaints in sports medicine clinics.Continue Reading

Ask Dr. Geier – Preventing Patellofemoral Pain

My latest Ask Dr. Geier column discusses options to prevent flareups in a patient with patellofemoral pain of the knee.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

Episode 30: When does overtraining become dangerous to your performance and health?

Is it possible to train too much? And what can we do to prevent overtraining and the subsequent burnout? Also Dr. Geier discusses injuries in Tiger Woods, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter, and Indiana Hoosiers’ Verdell Jones III. Plus he answers your sports injury questions.Continue Reading

Episode 20: Why are ACL injuries more common in female athletes?

Why are ACL injuries so much more common in female athletes? And are there ways to decrease the risks? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, and rants about players’ attitudes toward injuries. 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

Episode 1: How can we reduce injuries in youth sports?

It is finally here! In episode 1 of The Dr. David Geier Show, I talk about youth sports injuries, Stephen Strasburg and Osi Umenyiora, and answer your questions.Continue Reading

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