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The importance of baseline concussion testing in sports

One of the most difficult challenges when treating an athlete who suffers a concussion is knowing when that athlete has completely recovered. The risk of recurrent concussions and more severe brain injuries increase when the brain has not fully recovered. In this video, I describe how baseline concussion tests are extremely valuable in concussion evaluation and management. Continue Reading

Episode 172: How can we better support the mental health of college athletes?

How can we better support the mental health of college athletes? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Ohio State defensive tackle Kosta Karageorge, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, and German soccer player Daniel Engelbrecht. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions. Continue Reading

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