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Baseball players get feedback on their elbow from a hi-tech sleeve: Implications for injury prevention

December 19th, 2014
baseball

Professional athletes regularly have to deal with injuries, costing them critical game and practice ...


Think You’re Out of Commission with a Wrist Fracture? Falcon’s Player Shows Importance of Evaluation

December 12th, 2014
football

The Atlanta Falcons know that this is the point of the season when it’s important to have ever...


Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton Recent Hand Injury: A Look at Metacarpal Fractures

December 5th, 2014
football

Hand injuries might seem common in football, though they’re usually caused by commonplace fall...


Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal and His Scaphoid Wrist Fracture: How it’s Treated

November 28th, 2014
basketball

It seems were always hearing about wrist fractures in the NBA, and a new one has just occurred rig...


Chris Wood’s Wrist Injury

November 21st, 2014
golf

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
baseball

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

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
basketball

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
cycling

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
basketball

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
UFC

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
football

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
football

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...