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Elbow Injury May Keep Djokovic from Australian Open

January 19th, 2018
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Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic stunned both fans and observers of the sport in late December wi...

Philadelphia 76ers’ forward Joel Embiid diagnosed with sprained wrist

January 11th, 2018

Joel Embiid, star player of the American basketball team Philadelphia 76ers, injured his right wrist...

Keith Thurman Provides Update on Elbow Surgery

January 4th, 2018

Welterweight titleholder Keith Thurman is optimistic about how well his elbow has healed since he ha...

Josh McCown’s Broken Hand Requires Surgery

December 28th, 2017

The New York Jets’ 0-23 loss to the Denver Broncos was painful. Unfortunately, their loss was ...

Elbow Strain a Setback for L. A. Angel’s Shohei Ohtani

December 21st, 2017

Elbow injuries are a painful setback for anyone. As a pitcher, though, the ramifications of such an ...

Wrist/Hand Injuries in Youth Sports is a Growing Concern

December 14th, 2017

According to a recent article in the Norwich Bulletin – a local newspaper in Connecticut R...

It’s a Torn Ligament for Paul Millsap

December 7th, 2017

When the Denver Nuggets’ Paul Millsap injured his left wrist during the November 19 game aga...

David Johnson Still Out and Chances for Returning this Season Slim

December 1st, 2017

It’s been months since running back David Johnson’s wrist injury removed him from playi...

LeBron James’s Elbow Injury Results In Better Shooting Motion

November 27th, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers star, LeBron James, revealed that his elbow eventually turned into the size of a...

Tendon Instability Sidelines Joe Johnson Indefinitely

November 16th, 2017

When Joe Johnson left the October 30 game against the Dallas Mavericks, trainers originally assumed ...

One Punch and Kevin Bieksa is Out

November 13th, 2017

Fighting during NHL games is pretty common. Injuries as a result of those fights also happen, but th...

Joel Berry II Out 4 Weeks with Broken Hand

November 2nd, 2017

The University of North Carolina Men’s Basketball Team is going to be down one of its guards f...

Surgery Not Necessary for Nicolas Batum’s Elbow

October 29th, 2017

The good news for Nicolas Batum is that he will not need surgery. The bad news? He has a torn ulnar ...

Haloti Ngata’s Season-Ending Biceps Injury

October 20th, 2017

The Detroit Lions will need to make some adjustments to their line-up after defensive tackle Haloti ...

Elbow Injury Sidelines Mets’ Pitcher Steven Matz Once Again

October 12th, 2017

Mets’ pitcher Steven Matz has endured numerous injuries throughout his Major League Baseball c...