Even in these winter months, it’s important to protect your skin. UV rays that cause skin aging and skin cancer can damage your skin, especially at high altitudes and off snow and ice. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen to all exposed skin. Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes. And don’t forget a hat to protect your scalp and keep you warm.
More Resources to Get Better
The Serious Injury Checklist
How can you know if your injury should get better in a few days or if it's more serious? This checklist can help you plan your next step to recover quickly and safely.
10 Mistakes Active People Make After Suffering an Injury
Learn and avoid the common mistakes that can keep you in pain and out of your favorite sport or exercise!
Your Injury Evaluation
Does the thought of seeing a doctor scare you? Decide if you should see one, find one suited for you and get the most from your visit.
Sports Medicine Simplified: One-on-One
If you need more information about your particular injury and options to treat it and recover quickly and safely, talk to me one-on-one!
That’s Gotta Hurt
The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book