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Kyle Lowry Is Expected To Miss A Month Of Action

March 23rd, 2017

The Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard, Kyle Lowry, had successful right wrist surgery. Although t...

Bobby Ryan Suffers Another Hand Injury

March 17th, 2017

The Ottawa Senators will be without Bobby Ryan for at least four to six weeks. The forward suffered ...

Alex Reyes Has Season-Ending Tommy John Surgery On His Right Elbow

March 9th, 2017

Alex Reyes, one of the top candidates for Rookie of the Year in the National League, had a rough sta...

Dwyane Wade Suffered Injuries To His Left And Right Wrists

March 5th, 2017

Dwyane Wade missed the Bulls game against the Timberwolves on Sunday after sustaining an injury to h...

Evan Turner Expected To Miss 6 Weeks Due To A Right Hand Injury

February 23rd, 2017

After a tough start with his new team, Evan Turner of the Portland Trail Blazers was really starting...

Floating Bone Removed from AFL Player Shane Mumford’s Elbow

February 16th, 2017

Shane Mumford, who plays for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the Australian Football League (AF...

Chris Paul Will Miss Up To 8 Weeks After Left Thumb Injury

February 10th, 2017

NBA All-Star, Chris Paul, had successful surgery on his left thumb. Chris Paul was defending another...

Broken Wrist Puts San Joe Sharks’ Dylan DeMelo Out of the Game for Eight Weeks

February 2nd, 2017

During his team’s January 10 win over the Edmonton Oilers, San Jose Sharks’ defenseman D...

NBA’s John Wall Undergoes X-Rays on Wrist and Hand

January 26th, 2017

The NBA is just about half-way through the season, and it’s usually this time of year we start...

Hockey injuries highlight the vulnerability of our hands

January 19th, 2017

Brendan Gallagher of the Montreal Canadiens recently suffered a serious fracture in his left hand af...

Dislocated Elbow and Wrist End Johan Larsson’s Season

January 13th, 2017

Johan Larsson ended 2016 in a less-than ideal way. The Buffalo Sabres hockey forward crashed into th...

What’s the latest research on baseball elbow injuries?

January 5th, 2017

Professional baseball players, along with other people who play the sport regularly and intensely, f...

Only Time Will Tell How Matthew Stafford’s Dislocated Finger Impacts His Throwing

December 29th, 2016

On December 11, Detroit Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford got injured during a game against ...

BYU Quarterback Taysom Hill’s Elbow Injury Ends His College Career

December 22nd, 2016

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill’s aggressive playing style has resulted in yet another season-endi...

Oregon State’s Tres Tinkle Put Out of Commission by Broken Wrist

December 15th, 2016

Oregon State has lost its best player for at least a few weeks due to a wrist injury. Tres Tinkle, a...