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The Evolution of Sports Medicine and Truth Behind Injury Treatments with Dr. David Geier

The Evolution of Sports Medicine and Truth Behind Injury Treatments with Dr. David Geier

Orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. David Geier has an enormous passion for helping athletes reach their maximum potential, and he believes a big part of that is simply learning from others’ mistakes. We runners often ride that line between just right and too much in training, and injury occurs when we go too far. This is the basis of David’s book That’s Gotta Hurt, which chronicles the injuries that have served as turning points in sports medicine, including Joan Benoit’s legendary win in the 1984 US Olympic Marathon Trials just 17 days after arthroscopic knee surgery. In this episode, David will discuss the ways in which sports medicine has evolved and share the truth behind treatments like cortisone injections, stem cell therapy, and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to help you navigate through injuries for long term health and success. Here are some of the topics we’ll discuss today: Common causes of running injuries and how to minimize them The importance of sleep an

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