Brian Cashman says surgery remains an option for Mark Teixeira after a cortisone shot didn’t do much to help his aching right wrist.
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.
“My back has been bothering me for a while, and even last season I played through some back issues,” JPP said in a statement.
Angelina Jolie said she came forward about her preventative double mastectomy to empower other women to get educated about their own health – and she’s not the only celebrity who has faced the potentially deadly health crisis.
“In terms of keeping it secret, it’s nobody else’s business,” Christie said. “If asked about it, I wouldn’t have lied about it. But it’s nobody else’s business but mine.”
The Mets said the 34-year-old left-hander was operated on Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Sabathia threw off a mound on Saturday for the first time since arthroscopic surgery Oct. 25 to remove a bone spur from his left elbow.
Snee told Giants.com the chance to spend time in Hawaii with his family was “something I couldn’t pass up on.” Besides, the hip “feels fine now.”
Dr. Bryan Kelly of the Hospital for Special Surgery, who operated on A-Rod on Wednesday, said last week the extent of cartilage damage was a concern and could not be determined before the operation.
No matter how well the doctors repaired A-Rod’s hip, will he be able to resemble something of his old self after missing so much time at 37?
Alex Rodriguez had surgery on his left hip Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined until after the All-Star break.
A-Rod needs to find a way to stay on the field. And while surgery might help, I can’t feel with any certainty that he’ll return to being a significantly productive player.
The state Public Health Department says reports of wrong-site surgeries in Connecticut hospitals increased by 62 percent last year, while the number of patient deaths or disabilities resulting from surgery or falls also rose.
New technologies can now minimize potentially deadly surgical mistakes that leave instruments and sponges behind.
The Yankees say Alex Rodriguez will have surgery on his left hip and will miss the start of the season and possibly the entire first half.