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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...

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Guard Iman Shumpert Has Surgery To Wrist After A Ruptured Tendon

October 26th, 2015

Cleveland Cavaliers’ guard, Iman Shumpert underwent surgery on his right wrist. The Cavaliers ...

Padres Outfielder Matt Kemp Leaves Game with Hand Injury

October 19th, 2015

This season has been rough for the San Diego Padres. They’re basically finishing off the regul...

Cedric Thornton’s Hand Fracture

October 12th, 2015

X-rays revealed that Philadelphia Eagles’ Cedric Thornton suffered a fracture to the fourth metaca...

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 ...