Injury Breakdown: Jose Bautista’s Unstable Tendon; Surgery A Smart MoveOpting for surgery sooner rather than later all but ensures Bautista will have a complete recovery for 2013.
Injury Breakdown: The NFL And The ACLACL and Achilles Tendon injuries are accounting for most of the times missed by NFL stars this preseason.
Injury Breakdown: Fixing The Flexor TendonColby Lewis, Texas Rangers reliable right-handed starting pitcher, will undergo surgery this week to repair a flexor tendon at his right elbow.
Injury Breakdown: Johan Santana And The Fatigue FactorWhen New York Mets lefty Johan Santana was placed on the DL on Saturday, his previously sprained ankle was reported to be the culprit.
Injury Breakdown: An Inside Look At Dillon Gee's InjuryA detailed breakdown of Dillon Gee's shoulder injury.
Injury Breakdown: Predicting Injury TimeThere 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.
Injury Breakdown: Groin Injuries Continue To Make Pitchers GroanThe 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.
Injury Breakdown: Analyzing Joba Chamberlain's Ankle InjuryReports 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.
Injury Breakdown: What's Not Being Said About Peyton ManningSometimes, amidst all the accounts of athletes’ injuries, recoveries and resultant playability there are things not said that resonate most with me.
Injury Breakdown: Carl Crawford's Wrist WatchCrawford 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?
Injury Breakdown: Adrian Peterson And The Unhappy TriadAdrian 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.
Injury Breakdown: Jim Leonhard And The Ruptured Patellar Tendon ClubPatellar tendon ruptures are relatively rare and they occur most often in people younger than 40.
Injury Breakdown: Give Willis McGahee A HandThe 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.
Injury Breakdown: ACL RecountIn 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.
Injury Breakdown: The ACL In The NFLThere 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.