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Abby Sims

Derek Jeter (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sims: No Surprise That Jeter’s Issues Continue To Linger

Each time Derek Jeter runs full out, his quad and calf injuries will continue to linger all over again.

08/04/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) and Derek Jeter (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down The Quad Strains Suffered By A-Rod And Derek Jeter

With a pair of Grade 1 quad strains between them, the contributions that are expected out of Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez are obviously lowered further and delayed longer.

07/22/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Derek Jeter’s Grade 1 Right Quad Strain

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.

07/19/2013

Shaun Marcum (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Shaun Marcum’s Season-Ending Injury

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.

07/10/2013

Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins is injured as he fumbles a low snap in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at FedExField on January 6, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sims: Athletes Recovering From Injury – Are They Set Up To Fail? Part II

Inadequate rest after an injury, an overly aggressive rehab program and/or premature return to activity sets the stage for this maladaptation.

07/02/2013

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sims: Athletes Recovering From Injury – Are They Set Up To Fail? Part I

it may be prudent to opt for surgery immediately after injury rather than take a wait-and-see-approach.

07/01/2013

Brook Lopez (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Brook Lopez’s Ongoing Foot Woes

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.

06/25/2013

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Jon Niese And His Troubling Shoulder

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.

06/21/2013

Rob Gronkowski (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sims: Back Under The Knife — Breaking Down Rob Gronkowski’s 7th Surgery

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is scheduled to undergo back surgery on Tuesday to address chronic back pain.

06/17/2013

Mark Teixeira (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sims: Vulnerable Wrist Could Again Land Teixeira On The Disabled List

Clearly, Mark Teixeira played too soon when he returned from the DL in late May. Why should the Yankees make the same mistake now?

06/16/2013

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Mark Teixeira’s Latest Wrist Injury

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.

06/16/2013

Marco Scutaro (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down ‘Mallet Finger’ And How It Could Affect Marco Scutaro

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.

06/14/2013

Right fielder Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals walks off the field with trainer Lee Kuntz as he bleeds from the neck after running into the wall. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sims: Stephen Strasburg Update And What Bursitis Means For Bryce Harper

The Nationals announced on Thursday that Harper is now slated to consult Dr. James Andrews because of his persistent left knee symptoms.

06/07/2013

Michael Pineda

Sims: The Latest On Familia, Pineda And More

Breaking down the latest pitching injuries around the MLB

06/05/2013

Ruben Tejada (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Ruben Tejada’s Quad Strain

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.

05/31/2013

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