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Episode 166: How can dental health affect sports performance?

How can dental health affect sports performance? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Dodgers Dan Haren, and Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

5 serious stress fractures of the foot and ankle

I recently answered some common questions athletes and active people often have about stress fractures. I discussed risk factors, typical presentation and diagnosis of stress fractures. I also briefly mentioned that certain stress fractures are considered high risk. In this post, I share information on these high-risk stress fractures of the foot and ankle that often afflict runners and athletes in jumping sports.Continue Reading

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