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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

Episode 165: Is playing on artificial turf more dangerous than playing on grass?

Is playing on artificial turf more dangerous than playing on grass? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo, Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, and Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

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