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Chris Wood’s Wrist Injury

November 21st, 2014

How a bruised wrist can be worse than you expected For professional golfer Chris Wood, a recent care...

MLB Players Head in for Elbow Surgeries

November 13th, 2014

The World Series is over, so that means a break from baseball. It also means this is the time that p...

What makes a wrist sprain minor? And should you follow Anthony Davis’s example when healing?

November 6th, 2014

Basketball player Anthony Davis, a forward for the New Orleans Pelicans, sprained his wrist recentl...

Wrist Injuries Sure to Increase with Upcoming Basketball Season

November 3rd, 2014

It’s still pre-season in the NBA, but the Washington Wizards are already feeling the effect of...

NJ Lt. Governor Found Out the Hard Way: Bikes Can Be Rough on Your Elbow and Wrist This Week

October 27th, 2014

Riding bikes isn’t just for kids, but it seems incidents in falling off these wheeled contrapt...

Hand Injury for L.A. Laker Nick Young: Treatments for a Torn Thumb Ligament

October 16th, 2014

Yet another hand injury has plagued an NBA basketball player as the result of stress on the ligament...

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman Has Hand Injury: Effects of a Hairline Fracture

October 9th, 2014

A hand fracture can be a very common problem in the sports world, and far too many of them become ig...

Miami Dolphin’s Morneo Out for 4 Weeks After Dislocating Elbow

October 2nd, 2014

While the Buffalo Bills were attempting to squish the fish, they took out the Miami Dolphin’s ...

Cincinnati Bengal Tyler Eifert Has Elbow Dislocation: Symptoms and Treatments

September 24th, 2014

A dislocated elbow can be one of the most painful injuries, and it can come on all of a sudden in sp...

Research on preventing falls can help reduce rate of elbow, wrist, and other injuries among seniors

September 15th, 2014
senior falls

Falls are a common source of injuries to various parts of the body, including the elbows and wrists....

Wrist Injury for Rafael Nadal Takes Him Out of U.S. Open: The Dangers of Hard-Driving Training

September 9th, 2014
tennis ball

In the world of tennis, a wrist injury might sound fairly common, but when it happens to a superstar...

Damian Copeland’s Wrist Injury Causes Concern within Big Cat Nation

September 2nd, 2014

The 2014 training camp started with such promise for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Then less than a week...

Kansas City Royals’ Eric Hosmer Seriously Injures Hand After Not Treating the Issue Earlier

August 25th, 2014

We continue to see hand injuries on a regular basis in the world of baseball. While that also involv...

Will a wrist injury keep Rafael Nadal from defending the US Open title?

August 18th, 2014
tennis ball

Many people around the US play tennis, sometimes as an occasional recreational activity and other ti...

Elbow Injuries are Increasing in Major League Baseball: The New Threat for Young Pitchers

August 11th, 2014

In the world of major league baseball, pitchers seem to be under a lot of pressure to stay in perfec...