Tag Archives: shoulder pain

Episode 122: How do snowboarding injuries compare to skiing injuries?

As snowboarding increases in popularity, have the injuries from snowboarding increased, and how do they compare to injuries in skiing? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco, Pittsburgh Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley, Cleveland Browns DB Joe Haden, San Francisco 49ers FB Bruce Miller, and Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Shoulder sprain likely not serious for Clemson, Watkins

Clemson’s Sammy Watkins left Saturday’s game against Wake Forest in the third quarter with an “upper body injury.” Now coach Dabo Swinney tells reporters the star receiver has a “shoulder sprain.” What is Watkins’ likely injury? Will he be back for the ACC Championship game?Continue Reading

Episode 10: What can swimmers do to stay in the pool and out of the training room?

Why does swimming have a surprisingly high injury rate? Are there tips that might keep swimmers in the pool and out of the doctor’s office? Also Dr. Geier discusses former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand and his rehab from spinal cord injury as well as Philadelphia Flyers star Chris Pronger’s eye injury and whether the NHL should mandate protective eye shields. Plus he answers your sports injury questions.Continue Reading

Wind hurts more than players’ games

In Day 5 of my daily posts from the Family Circle Cup, I discuss how playing tennis on a windy day can potentially lead to injures.Continue Reading

Keeping swimmers in the pool and out of the training room

While swimming is not a contact or collision sport associated with traumatic injuries, it does have a high rate of injuries, especially in high-level swimmers. Here are some ideas to keep competitive swimmers in the pool and out of the training room and doctor’s office.Continue Reading

Source: Florida QB Brantley played with rib and thumb fractures

ESPN.com’s Joe Schad Is reporting that an unidentified source claims that Florida junior quarterback John Brantley played in Saturday night’s game against LSU with four rib fractures, a thumb sprain and small fracture, and shoulder pain.Continue Reading

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