It isn’t easy to bounce back from strains, even when only Grade 1. And when you are nearing 40 instead of 20, it is generally just a little bit more difficult.
Mets starter Shaun Marcum began the 2013 season with what was diagnosed as right shoulder impingement syndrome, and his season ended this week with another type of impingement — that of the Thoracic Outlet.
Inadequate rest after an injury, an overly aggressive rehab program and/or premature return to activity sets the stage for this maladaptation.
it may be prudent to opt for surgery immediately after injury rather than take a wait-and-see-approach.
Lopez, the Brooklyn Nets’ 7-foot center, is reportedly in a walking boot after undergoing his third foot surgery in two years, this time to replace the bent hardware stabilizing his right fifth metatarsal. Though this isn’t another re-fracture, a period of rest and rehab will follow.
Niese reportedly complained of weakness in the shoulder before being removed from the game. Though he’d rested for only 12 days before his prior start, the rest that alleviated his symptoms might have contributed to further weakening from disuse.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is scheduled to undergo back surgery on Tuesday to address chronic back pain.
Clearly, Mark Teixeira played too soon when he returned from the DL in late May. Why should the Yankees make the same mistake now?
The role of the sheath is to stabilize the tendon within, enabling it to function more effectively, and minimize the likelihood it would sustain degenerative wear and tear and any resultant inflammation.
Mallet Finger is an injury to the tendon that extends the finger. The tendon becomes elongated or ruptures in the region that controls the finger joint furthest from the palm.
The Nationals announced on Thursday that Harper is now slated to consult Dr. James Andrews because of his persistent left knee symptoms.
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It is the same quad that caused him to miss a good deal of time last season, though the player commented that he believes this one is much less severe. He’d better hope so.
Headfirst slides most commonly cause injury to the hands, head and upper body, while feet-first slides are more likely to cause traumatic injury to the lower extremities. It does seem that the headfirst method is more likely to land a player on the disabled list.
As to the outcome of Anthony’s exam? Neither a wait-and-see approach nor surgery would be surprising. However, this injury is more than a warning sign and it doesn’t bode well.