Opting for surgery sooner rather than later all but ensures Bautista will have a complete recovery for 2013.
ACL and Achilles Tendon injuries are accounting for most of the times missed by NFL stars this preseason.
Colby Lewis, Texas Rangers reliable right-handed starting pitcher, will undergo surgery this week to repair a flexor tendon at his right elbow.
When New York Mets lefty Johan Santana was placed on the DL on Saturday, his previously sprained ankle was reported to be the culprit.
A detailed breakdown of Dillon Gee’s shoulder injury.
There is frequently a significant discrepancy between the time a player is predicted to be on the bench or DL following injury, as compared with actual time lost.
The flexibility, strength and power required of the adductors in pitching, as well as the very repetitive nature of the work, places them at risk of strain.
Reports are that Joba Chamberlain had an open dislocation of his subtalar joint, which is not synonymous with the ankle. In reality, they are two distinct joints that are in close proximity.
Sometimes, amidst all the accounts of athletes’ injuries, recoveries and resultant playability there are things not said that resonate most with me.
Crawford underwent arthroscopic surgery in January and, for some reason, was already throwing, hitting off a tee and working on his questionable bunting skills. What was the rush?
Adrian Peterson, 26-year-old Minnesota Vikings’ running back, went down last Saturday with what is sometimes called an “Unhappy Triad”. The “unhappy” part is obvious. The “triad” is, because the injury represents a triple threat.
Patellar tendon ruptures are relatively rare and they occur most often in people younger than 40.
The metacarpals (MCs) are the long bones in the hand that extend from the small carpal bones (that comprise part of the wrist) to the base of the fingers. The MCs are most often fractured due to impact with a closed fist.
In re-reviewing the updated NFL injury reports I stand corrected on Tuesday’s post regarding the prevalence of ACL tears suffered by players this season. I’d counted ten, and the number appears to be at least 15, or possibly 16.
There have been so many season-ending injuries in the NFL this season, and complete ACL tears seem to lead this category. By my count, there are already 10 players who are looking on from the sidelines after having ACL surgery.
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