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LA Clippers Lose Blake Griffin for Weeks After Controversial Hand Injury

January 29th, 2016

The LA Clippers have had a rough season, and news this week has just added to the struggles. It was ...

Furyk and Verplank Understand How Important the Wrists Are in Pro-Golf

January 28th, 2016

Anyone who watches or plays golf knows how often wrist injuries occur, diminishing a golfer’s ...

49ers Colin Kaepernick Starts the Off-Season with Hand Surgery

January 22nd, 2016

Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers had a rough season, which ended early for h...

Marty McFly Made it Look Easy: How this Christmas’ Hottest Toy Sent Many to the Hospital.

January 14th, 2016

With 2015 just behind us, last Christmas meant one thing: hoverboards! These boards are unlike the o...

Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback, Andy Dalton Nurses Injured Passing Hand

January 8th, 2016

Cincinnati’s December 12th game left Bengal’s quarterback, Andy Dalton with a fractured ...

New Study Shows Distracted Walking May Lead to Injuries to Hands or Wrists

December 31st, 2015
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We’ve all seen distracted drivers, and know the risks involved in getting behind the wheel of ...

NFL Rookie Quinton Dunbar Deals with Complex Hand Fracture

December 24th, 2015

For a rookie football player, the first game is full of excitement. No doubt there are visions of ma...

Lil Wayne Showing Off His Successful Elbow Surgery

December 18th, 2015

Lil Wayne has been in the news this month, and it has nothing to do with his music. Yes, he has a ne...

Brendan Gallagher Will Miss Six Weeks Due To Injury To Hand

December 10th, 2015

Brendan Gallagher, forward for the Montreal Canadiens, recently underwent surgery on his left hand t...

Jets Are Confident Ryan Fitzpatrick Will Continue to Play After Mid-November Hand Surgery

December 4th, 2015

New York Jets quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick is nursing his non-throwing hand after successful surger...

Philadelphia 76ers Nerlens Noel Deals with Wrist Pain After Fall

November 30th, 2015

The Philadelphia 76ers is off to rough start in the NBA season. While they’ve had several clos...

Paco Rodriguez Elbow Surgery Will Keep Him Off the Braves 2016 Pitching Roster

November 20th, 2015

Twenty-four-year-old relief pitcher, Paco Rodriguez will not be experiencing his Braves pitching deb...

NDSU Senior Quarterback Carson Wentz Breaks Wrist

November 13th, 2015

North Dakota State University quarterback Carson Wentz broke the scaphoid bone in his throwing wrist...

Yadier Molina To Have Surgery On This Left Thumb

November 6th, 2015

Yadier Molina, the catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, has to have surgery on the thumb on his left...

Chris Paul Fractures Index Finger On His Left Hand

October 29th, 2015

Chris Paul, the All-Star point guard of the Los Angeles Clippers, is another NBA player who has been...