What is interesting is that many fans, and even many in the media, still minimize the impact of injuries, especially those not requiring surgery. Is it the money that players make that pushes people to feel that athletes should just play through pain?
It appears from the way he pointed to the problematic area that the third baseman’s complaints refer to his right side, and reports are that the issue is in Wright’s back rather than his chest.
On Wednesday, Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire added Tyson Chandler to their knee support group. Three of the team’s highest-paid players have knees that are not providing an adequate return on investment.
As for any sprain, Irving’s injury will be graded from one to three, with a Grade 1 being a mild stretch of the ligaments that stabilize the joint, a Grade 2 causing more significant disruption and a Grade 3 being a complete rupture of the AC ligaments.
The anticipated six week loss of Amar’e Stoudemire has been met with wide skepticism.
By Abby Sims » More Columns So, as expected, the two weeks initially projected for Mark Teixeira to rest and rehab his wrist injury has morphed into a likely eight-to-ten-week recovery period; that is certainly more […]
The media references to Teixeira’s injury noted the involved area to be his wrist -– a joint, while also pointing to a diagnosis of strain. This doesn’t totally compute.
In my dictionary, soreness is merely a mild level of pain, one that is not sharp or shooting but is often dull and persistent. It is of equal concern that if it’s left undiagnosed or untreated, it could become more chronic and debilitating.
The hot injury of the young spring training season appears to be ulnar fractures. First it was Curtis Granderson, who throws right-handed but bats left. He was hit on the right forearm on February 24 by the first pitch he faced in a spring training game.
37-year-old Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who reportedly complained of pain in his previously-operated on right hip during the playoffs, is slated for surgery next month to address a tear in his left hip.
Reportedly nursing a sternoclavicular (SC) joint separation, and, according to today’s TV updates, a rib injury, much mystery remains regarding the severity of Big Ben’s condition.
Three months may seem like a long time, especially in light of the fact that no surgery is involved, but this is one of those rare occasions when a club appears to be establishing realistic expectations rather than offering up only wish-list-like optimism.
The New York Knicks, oldest team in the NBA this season, are also leading the league with seven players already nursing injuries.
Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire may actually be fortunate to have suffered a ruptured popliteal cyst this week, though it will keep him out of action for at least two to three weeks.
Jeter reportedly first experienced left ankle issues in early September, and he exacerbated the area with the foul tip in mid-September. He was also said to have injured the same ankle, in a different place, in the last game of the regular season.