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Braves Dan Winkler Suffers Huge Elbow Injury While Pitching

May 26th, 2016
baseball

The Braves were dealt a huge blow on April 21st when their pitcher, Dan Winkler, wound up fracturing...


Chris Paul’s Hand Fracture Ruins Clippers Post Season Chances

May 20th, 2016
basketball

Another year and the Clippers were thwarted of a championship. Unfortunately, this year, it was due ...


Xander Bogaert Suffers Wrist Injury After Being Hit By A Fastball

May 12th, 2016
baseball

If an 89-mph fastball was headed straight for your head, what would you do? You would probably put y...


Snake Bitten: Diamondbacks Lose A.J. Pollock for At Least 3 Months

May 5th, 2016

Outfielder A.J. Pollock was expected to be a key piece of the Diamondbacks’ offense in 2016, b...


Ryan McDonagh Out Indefinitely After Hand Injury

April 28th, 2016
hockey

Ryan McDonagh, a defenseman and captain for the New York Rangers, will miss the remaining games of t...


New Movement Analysis Sensors Have Potential to Lessen or Eliminate Baseball Elbow Injuries

April 21st, 2016
baseball

Elbow injuries in professional baseball, particularly among pitchers, are a commonplace occurrence....


Elbow Tendinopathy Often Results From Repetitive Movements Required for Golf and Tennis

April 14th, 2016
tennis ball

Elbow tendinopathy is the classification shared by the most common elbow injuries. Although golf an...


Cal Guard Tyrone Wallace Fractures Right Hand: Missed the NCAA Tournament

April 7th, 2016
basketball

The NCAA Tournament ended early for Cal guard Tyrone Wallace after suffering an injury to his right¬...


Phillies OF Aaron Altherr to Miss 4-6 Months After Wrist Surgery

April 1st, 2016
baseball

Spring training is a period meant for players to get back into the groove of a Major League Baseball...


How to Properly Hand-le Workplace injuries

March 24th, 2016
laptop typing

Workers who use their hands to perform their job duties need to take as many precautions as they c...


Archery Fad, Fueled by Recent Movie Trends, Puts Youngsters at Risk for Elbow, Wrist and Hand Injuries

March 17th, 2016
archery

The ancient sport of archery has always been a favorite family pastime. Both children and adults can...


Flyers’ Michael Del Zotto Expected To Miss Significant Time After Wrist Injury

March 10th, 2016
hockey

If the Philadelphia Flyers are still going to try to make the playoffs, they will not have Michael D...


Another LA Clippers Player Out with a Hand Injury

March 3rd, 2016
basketball

The LA Clippers are having a string of bad luck when it comes to hand injuries. First, Blake Griffin...


IndyCar Safety Equipment Research Indicates Possibility of Decreased Injury to Driver’s Hands and Wrists

February 26th, 2016

Physical injuries incurred by race car drivers are common, but not all are caused by the impact of c...


Cal Point Guard Out with a Broken Wrist

February 18th, 2016
basketball

A basketball player is only as good as the health of his wrist, because it just might be the most cr...