Tag Archives: physical therapy

Can “prehab” improve outcomes after ACL surgery?

Can working with a physical therapist before ACL surgery improve your recovery?

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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

Episode 107: Is Tommy John surgery inevitable for pitchers?

Is Tommy John surgery inevitable for pitchers? Or are there steps young pitchers and professionals can take to prevent these injuries from occurring? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Liverpool defender Glen Johnson, Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney, Florida Gators running back Matt Jones, Louisville Cardinals basketball player Kevin Ware, and the issue of players faking injuries in football. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Injuries and injury prevention in young athletes: The #socialortho tweetchat

This post contains a transcript of the latest #socialortho tweetchat, where physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and many other sports experts discussed issues pertaning to treatment and prevention of youth sports injuries.Continue Reading

Helping patients make long-term changes: The #socialortho tweetchat

This post contains a transcript of the latest #socialortho tweetchat, where physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, and athletic trainers discussed a number of topics related to helping patients make long-term improvements rather than obtain quick fixes for illnesses and injuries.Continue Reading

Cortisone injections lead to worse outcomes for tennis elbow

A study released today in the Journal of the American Medical Association questions the use of corticosteroid injections for tennis elbow.Continue Reading

Episode 71: Can exercise be detrimental to weight loss?

Does exercise alone help you lose weight? Can it actually hinder your ability to lose body weight and fat? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller, Boston Celtics forward Chris Wilcox, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Mario Manningham, and women’s tennis star Vera Zvonareva. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 69: Should you exercise when you are sick?

Can you safely exercise when you are sick? How can you decide when exercise could be detrimental? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of University of South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore, Washington Wizards PG John Wall, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant, Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, and Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Goals and vision for your practice: The #socialortho tweetchat

This post contains a transcript of the latest #socialortho tweetchat, where physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, and athletic trainers discussed a number of topics related to goals and visions for your practice and healthcare in general.Continue Reading

The challenge of multi-ligament knee injuries

What is a multiple-ligament knee injury, and why could return to sports prove so difficult to achieve?Continue Reading

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