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Miami Dolphins Left Tackle, Brandon Albert, Dislocates Left Wirist

December 2nd, 2016

Branden Albert, a left tackle for the Miami Dolphins dislocated his left wrist on Sunday. Albert re-...

Maryland Forward, Ivan Bender, Is Out Indefinitely After Fracturing His Left Wrist

November 26th, 2016

Ivan Bender, the redshirt sophomore for the Maryland Terrapins will be out indefinitely after suffer...

Fractured Hand Sidelines Rugby Player Maro Itoje

November 17th, 2016

English rugby player Maro Itoje recently suffered a hand fracture when he trapped his arm awkwar...

Dez Bryant Injures Right Hand Chopping Carrots

November 10th, 2016

Many hand injuries will require a visit to the emergency room or hospital so the injured person can ...

Jerryd Bayless Likely Out For 76ers Season Opener With Wrist Injury

November 3rd, 2016

Jerryd Bayless was on pace to be the starting point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers. Bayless was ex...

Sammie Coates Finished Sunday’s Game With Stitches In His Left Hand

October 27th, 2016

If you watched the Pittsburgh Steelers play against the Jets, you may have been a little perplexed b...

Padres Pitcher to Undergo Elbow Surgery

October 20th, 2016

There are still a few major league baseball teams fighting for their spot in the World Series, but f...

Troy Niklas’s Season Ends After Severe Wrist Injury

October 13th, 2016

The Arizona Cardinals were visited by the injury bug during their loss to the Buffalo Bills. The Car...

Rashad Jennings Leaves The Game With His Hand Heavily Wrapped

October 6th, 2016

After Sunday’s win against the New Orleans Saints, Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants was ...

Minor League Second Baseman’s Elbow Fracture Sidelines Him for the Rest of 2016

September 29th, 2016

A September 7 elbow fracture during the Double-A playoffs will cause minor league second baseman Oz...

Why do we often see wrist injuries among tennis players?

September 22nd, 2016
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Recent coverage of the U.S. Open brought mentions of wrist injuries among major competitors. For exa...

Stephen Strasburg Able To Throw Again After Elbow Soreness

September 16th, 2016

Stephen Strasburg was finally able to resume throwing after he was placed on the disabled list. Stra...

Broken Thumb on Right Hand Puts Josh Wells Out of the Game

September 9th, 2016

Even before the 2016 football seasons started, the Jacksonville Jaguars suffered a blow to their off...

Hyperextended Elbow Ended Sarah Menezes’ Olympic Medal Quest

September 1st, 2016

Brazil’s Sarah Menezes suffered an unfortunate injury during an Olympic judo match on August 6...

Darrelle Revis Showing Great Improvements After Wrist Surgery

August 25th, 2016

With the start of football season almost here, there is still no timetable for a return for the New...