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Lead U2 Singer, Bono’s Left Hand Still Numb After Accident Last November

May 26th, 2015
wrist sprain

U2 lead singer, Bono, is getting ready to head out on a world tour this May, but he still can’...


Elbow Injuries: How Will You Handle Injuries And Recover From Them?

May 19th, 2015

A couple of sounds that amateur and professional baseball pitchers dread to hear are “pop̶...


New Study Shows Some Connection Between Carpal Tunnel in the Wrist and Migraine Headaches

May 12th, 2015
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Those who deal with carpal tunnel syndrome in their wrist suffer with pain just doing every-day move...


Mark Stone’s Wrist Fracture Could End His Season

May 5th, 2015
hockey

Although the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the Stanley Cup playo...


Chris Copeland Has Fractured Elbow After Stabbing In New York

April 29th, 2015
basketball

In New York, Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland suffered an injury to his left elbow and his abdo...


Dorell Wright Breaks Hand

April 22nd, 2015
basketball

It seems like the Portland Trail Blazers team always has a player on the injury report. X-rays have ...


Pro Golfer Mike Weir Nursing a Sore Elbow

April 15th, 2015
golf

Spring is here, and it’s a perfect time for hitting the links. Whether you’re an amateur...


Spring Means Softball and Baseball Season is Here

April 7th, 2015
baseball

Injuries connected to the games of softball and baseball are found under two categories. Cumulative ...


Diamondback’s Oscar Hernandez Needs Surgery For Hand Injury

March 31st, 2015

The Rule 5 pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks will likely be out for 6-8 weeks with fractured hamate b...


All-Star Jimmy Butler Expected To Miss 3-6 Weeks With A Sprained Left Elbow

March 24th, 2015
basketball

The Chicago Bulls have been dealt another unexpected blow. After learning they will be without Derri...


Lakers Guard Will Miss Rest Of Season After Having Surgery To Remove Bone Spur In Elbow

March 18th, 2015
basketball

It seems that the Los Angeles Lakers will not catch a break any time soon this season. This season h...


Blake Griffin Has Stitches Removed From Elbow; No Return Date Set Yet

March 13th, 2015
basketball

NBA All-Star, Blake Griffin, is showing progress in his injury recovery. Griffin previously had surg...


Oklahoma City Thunder’s Steven Adams Suffers Hand Injury

March 5th, 2015
basketball

In the early days of the NBA, basketball was considered a non-contact sport. According to the Natio...


Guitarist Tim Farriss damages hand while working on his boat

February 25th, 2015
Source: News Limited

Tim Farriss, a guitarist for the Australian rock group, INXS, recently suffered a horrific accident ...


Richard Sherman’s elbow injury features in pre-Superbowl chatter

February 17th, 2015
football

In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, one of the topics discussed by fans, sports commentators, ...