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5 signs your running injury is serious

If you suffer a running injury, or if you have pain while jogging that keeps you from doing it as much or as well as you would like, how can you know if it is serious and worth seeing an orthopedic surgeon? Here are five signs you have a running injury that might require surgery or at least a lengthy absence from running.Continue Reading

Ask Dr. Geier – What does surgery and rehab of a tibial plateau fracture entail?

Tibial plateau fractures are fractures of the upper part of the tibia – shinbone – just below the knee. It is common for an active person with a tibial plateau fracture to require surgery to line up the bone and hold it with a plate and screws. In this video, I explain the postoperative restrictions after these and other knee surgeries.Continue Reading

Ask Dr. Geier – What are the symptoms of chronic exertional compartment syndrome?

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome is an uncommon source of pain and disability in athletes. Most frequently, it causes leg pain in running athletes, but occasionally it is seen in the forearms of throwing athletes, such as pitchers. In this video, I discuss the symptoms of CECS as well as the treatments that can help the affected athlete.Continue Reading

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