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Episode 125: What shoulder injuries commonly afflict older athletes?

What are the common injuries suffered by older athletes, and what treatments are avilable for them? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Phoenix Suns G Eric Bledsoe, Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander, New York Giants RB David Wilson, and Green Bay Packers lineman David Bakhtiari. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 117: Does a degenerative meniscus tear require surgery?

Do all meniscus tears require surgery, especially those in older athletes and active people? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker, Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman, New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas, Denver Nuggets C JaVale McGee, and Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 99: Why are Achilles tendon ruptures such devastating injuries for athletes?

Why are Achilles tendon ruptures such devastating injuries for athletes, and who is at risk for suffering them? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 92: How can we get more adults to exercise?

Only 1 in 5 American adults meets the requirements for aerobic- and muscle-strengthening exercise. How can we get more people to exercise? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, New York Giants FB Henry Hynoski, San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree, Philadelphia Phillies 2B Chase Utley, and Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 89: How much do meniscal tears affect sports performance?

Meniscal tears are one of the most common injuries among athletes and active people. How much do these injuries and the surgeries to treat them affect sports and exercise performance? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng, Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin, Green Bay Packers’ Eddie Lacy, Minnesota Vikings’ Christian Ponder, and Utah soccer referee Ricardo Portillo. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 74: Is artificial turf safer for football players than natural grass?

Newer-generation artificial turf surfaces are thought to provide more consistent surfaces for football, but does it lead to fewer football injuries? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, New York Knicks F Rasheed Wallace, New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez, and New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter. 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

Episode 64: Is cheerleading more dangerous than other sports?

Cheerleading injuries have gained a good deal of media attention lately, but is cheerleading more dangerous than other sports? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Russian president Vladimir Putin, New York Yankees P Mariano Rivera, Denver Broncos LB Joe Mays, New Orleans Hornets G Eric Gordon, and New Orleans Hornets C Anthony Davis. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 61: Why are youth sports injuries increasing?

Why does it seem that sports-related injuries seem to be increasing among kids? What factors might account for the rise? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter, Minnesota Timberwolves F Kevin Love, Cleveland Browns LB Scott Fujita, and Baltimore Ravens stars Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, and Terrell Suggs. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 53: Does using ice for a sports injury actually help?

Athletes have used it for years, but does ice used to treat sports injuries help or actually hurt recovery? He also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Clippers PG Chris Paul, Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten, Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford, Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, New York Mets P Johan Santana, and Indianapolis Colts WR Austin Collie. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

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