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NFL Hand Injury News: Oakland Rejoices Over Carr’s Diagnosis, While Giants Wonder If Pierre-Paul Will Ever Play Again

October 6th, 2015

As the 2015 pro football season gets underway, hand injuries are already making the news for top NF...

Angels Pitcher CJ Wilson Finds Relief After Elbow Surgery

September 28th, 2015

Major league baseball pitchers are notorious for elbow troubles, and CJ Manning is no exception. Aft...

Hand Injuries And Other Upper Body Injuries Are Common In Football

September 21st, 2015

In case you are unaware, football season has arrived. To a football player, there are not many thing...

Johnny Manziel Does Not Finish The Preaseason Due To A Sore Elbow

September 14th, 2015

Johnny Manziel did not get a chance to finish the preseason. A sore right elbow kept him out of the ...

Giancarlo Stanton Hits Again After Hand Injury

September 7th, 2015

Giancarlo Stanton, The Miami Marlins star who broke his hamate bone in June, started hitting again. ...

Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Injures Hand During Practice

August 31st, 2015

Michael Floyd, a wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals, went down in practice with an apparent han...

Jets’ Dee Milliner Injures Wrist In Practice; Will Miss 6-8 Weeks

August 24th, 2015

Dee Milliner, a cornerback for the New York Jets, will be out from anywhere between six to eight wee...

The Demand On Pitchers’ Elbows And Tommy John Surgery

August 18th, 2015

There has been an increased concern in ulnar collateral ligaments injuries of the elbow, as well as ...

Clay Buchholz on Disabled List due to Elbow Strain

August 11th, 2015

Clay Buchholz of the Boston Red Sox was placed on the 15 day disabled list due to elbow strain on Fr...

Boston Celtics Guard Dislocates Two Fingers In His Right Hand During A Summer League Game

August 4th, 2015

Dislocations of bones in the hand and in the fingers can be very severe. A bone can break in several...

Matt Bonner Blames Tennis Elbow on iPhone

July 27th, 2015

It might seem a little funny for San Antonio Spurs’ Matt Bonner to blame his iPhone for the dip in...

Dr. Knight Covers Jimmy Fallon’s Ring Avulsion Injury

July 23rd, 2015

Ring avulsion, though rare, is a serious injury to the soft tissue of the ring-wearing finger. When...

Giancarlo Stanton Suffers A Hand Injury: What Is A Hamate Bone Fracture?

July 20th, 2015

Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins, has suffered yet another injury that will keep him out for ...

D’Arnaud’s Elbow the Latest in a Series of Injuries for the NY Mets

July 13th, 2015

Travis d’Arnaud, catcher for the New York Mets, has been put on the 15 day disabled list becau...

Wil Myers’ Wrist

July 6th, 2015

Wil Myers of the San Diego Padres is returning to the disabled list because of his left wrist. The o...