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Tendon Instability Sidelines Joe Johnson Indefinitely

November 16th, 2017

When Joe Johnson left the October 30 game against the Dallas Mavericks, trainers originally assumed ...

One Punch and Kevin Bieksa is Out

November 13th, 2017

Fighting during NHL games is pretty common. Injuries as a result of those fights also happen, but th...

Joel Berry II Out 4 Weeks with Broken Hand

November 2nd, 2017

The University of North Carolina Men’s Basketball Team is going to be down one of its guards f...

Surgery Not Necessary for Nicolas Batum’s Elbow

October 29th, 2017

The good news for Nicolas Batum is that he will not need surgery. The bad news? He has a torn ulnar ...

Haloti Ngata’s Season-Ending Biceps Injury

October 20th, 2017

The Detroit Lions will need to make some adjustments to their line-up after defensive tackle Haloti ...

Elbow Injury Sidelines Mets’ Pitcher Steven Matz Once Again

October 12th, 2017

Mets’ pitcher Steven Matz has endured numerous injuries throughout his Major League Baseball c...

NFL Running Back David Johnson’s Dislocated Wrist Sidelines Him for Months

September 28th, 2017

The NFL season is not off to a positive start for the Arizona Cardinals. They lost their first regul...

Unlucky Hand Fracture Hurts Matt Todd’s All Black Chances

September 21st, 2017

Matt Todd, a rugby player from New Zealand, suffered a hand fracture in an August 27 game. His team,...

Hand injuries are common among teens who text

September 14th, 2017
kid playing video game

Teenagers aged 13-17 send an average of 60 text messages every day.  Teenagers who play video games...

Dodger’s Relief Pitcher Suffers Season Ending Elbow Injury

September 8th, 2017

Dodger’s relief pitcher Grant Dayton is out for at least a year after injuring his elbow. MRI resu...

Broncos Running Back Expected To Miss 6-8 Weeks With A Wrist Fracture

August 31st, 2017

Devontae Booker, Denver Broncos running back, suffered a hairline fracture in his wrist, and this i...

Astros’ Correa to Miss 6-8 Weeks With Thumb Injury

August 25th, 2017

The Astros won 60 games before the all-star break, opening up a massive lead in the American Leagu...

What’s the connection between yoga and pain in the elbows, wrists, or hands?

August 17th, 2017
Painful elbow

Yoga is generally considered one of the more therapeutic forms of physical activity, but recent rese...

Sports Injuries In Children: Why Is It Happening So Often?

August 10th, 2017

An increasingly alarming number of children all across the world are dealing with one or more injuri...

Trea Turner Out Indefinitely With Broken Wrist

August 3rd, 2017

Trea Turner, Washington Nationals shortstop, has been ruled out indefinitely due to a broken wrist. ...