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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
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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
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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
baseball

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
football

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...


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. ...


Michael Conforto Hit By Pitch, Suffers Left Wrist Injury

July 27th, 2017
baseball

The New York Mets can add another injury to their list. Michael Conforto, an outfielder, left the ga...


Jason Heyward May Be Placed On The Disabled List After A Left Hand Injury

July 20th, 2017

Jason Heyward, a right fielder for the Chicago Cubs, left a game with a left hand abrasion. Heyward...


Royals’ Hunter Dozier Fractures Wrist

July 13th, 2017

After spending several years playing minor league baseball, it looked like Hunter Dozier would final...


When wrist cartilage is worn away – ongoing research for new treatments

July 6th, 2017
wrist Injury

When cartilage wears down in the wrists, the resulting pain can seriously impair quality of life. Th...


Angels’ Mike Trout Lands on DL With Hand Injury

June 29th, 2017
baseball

Angels outfielder Mike Trout is perennially in the discussion as the best player in Major League Bas...


Will Bruin’s Dislocated Elbow Sidelines Him

June 23rd, 2017
soccer ball

The Seattle Sounders’ May 20 game against Real Salt Lake was both a win and a loss for the team. W...


Watch out for ‘avocado hand’ and other serious kitchen knife accidents

June 19th, 2017

A recent story that has cropped up across various news outlets involves the relatively widespread ph...


Braves’ Freddie Freeman to Miss At Least 8 Weeks With Wrist Fracture

June 8th, 2017

Braves 1B Freddie Freeman has been having a fantastic season so far, but it’ll be a while befo...


Youth Sports And Injuries

June 2nd, 2017
elbow injury

Children who participate in youth sports can benefit from the activities in a variety of ways. Being...


Hand health news: How does the latest research about osteoarthritis affect you?

May 25th, 2017
Arthritic/Senior Adult Hands

US News & World Report recently shared results from a study on people’s lifetime chances o...


Diamondback’s Pitcher Out for Season for Elbow Surgery

May 18th, 2017

The Major League Baseball season is just getting started and most teams are still in a state of hope...


Mets Place Lucas Duda on Disabled List With Elbow Injury

May 11th, 2017
baseball

When is a win not always a win for a sports team? When a key player on the squad gets injured in the...


Marcus Semien Placed On 10-Day Disabled List After Injuring His Wrist

May 4th, 2017

Marcus Semien, a shortstop for the Oakland Athletics, was placed on the 10-day disabled list after i...


Sam Dekker Fractures Left Hand

April 27th, 2017
basketball

Sam Dekker is no stranger to injuries, and he took another hit on Sunday when he injured is left han...


Drew Smyly Out 6-8 Weeks With Elbow Injury

April 20th, 2017

Drew Smyly showed signs of excellence during the World Baseball Classic earlier this month, and the ...


Ian Desmond’s Fracture Hand Could Take a While to Heal

April 14th, 2017

The 2016 MLB season went well for Ian Desmond, who at the time was playing for the Texas Rangers. Th...


2017 Surgical Relief Study for Carpal Tunnel and Pronator Syndrome of the Wrist and Hand

April 6th, 2017
wrist Injury

Carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve. It is experienced as pain in your forear...


Anthony Davis Leaves Game Against Raptors With Left Wrist Injury

March 30th, 2017
basketball

New Orleans Pelicans superstar forward, Anthony Davis, had to leave Wednesday’s game against t...


Kyle Lowry Is Expected To Miss A Month Of Action

March 23rd, 2017
basketball

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
hockey

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
basketball

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
basketball

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
ball

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
basketball

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
hockey

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
basketball

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
hockey

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
hockey

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
baseball

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
football

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
football

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


Miami Heat’s Justice Winslow Plagued With Ongoing Wrist Issues

December 8th, 2016
basketball

In the life of an NBA player, there are some parts of the body that regularly take a beating. The wr...


Miami Dolphins Left Tackle, Brandon Albert, Dislocates Left Wirist

December 2nd, 2016
football

Branden Albert, a left tackle for the Miami Dolphins dislocated his left wrist on Sunday. Albert re-...


Maryland Forward, Ivan Bender, Is Out Indefinitely After Fracturing His Left Wrist

November 26th, 2016
basketball

Ivan Bender, the redshirt sophomore for the Maryland Terrapins will be out indefinitely after suffer...


Fractured Hand Sidelines Rugby Player Maro Itoje

November 17th, 2016
ball

English rugby player Maro Itoje recently suffered a hand fracture when he trapped his arm awkwar...


Dez Bryant Injures Right Hand Chopping Carrots

November 10th, 2016
football

Many hand injuries will require a visit to the emergency room or hospital so the injured person can ...


Jerryd Bayless Likely Out For 76ers Season Opener With Wrist Injury

November 3rd, 2016
basketball

Jerryd Bayless was on pace to be the starting point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers. Bayless was ex...


Sammie Coates Finished Sunday’s Game With Stitches In His Left Hand

October 27th, 2016
football

If you watched the Pittsburgh Steelers play against the Jets, you may have been a little perplexed b...


Padres Pitcher to Undergo Elbow Surgery

October 20th, 2016
baseball

There are still a few major league baseball teams fighting for their spot in the World Series, but f...


Troy Niklas’s Season Ends After Severe Wrist Injury

October 13th, 2016
football

The Arizona Cardinals were visited by the injury bug during their loss to the Buffalo Bills. The Car...


Rashad Jennings Leaves The Game With His Hand Heavily Wrapped

October 6th, 2016
football

After Sunday’s win against the New Orleans Saints, Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants was ...


Minor League Second Baseman’s Elbow Fracture Sidelines Him for the Rest of 2016

September 29th, 2016
baseball

A September 7 elbow fracture during the Double-A playoffs will cause minor league second baseman Oz...


Stephen Strasburg Able To Throw Again After Elbow Soreness

September 16th, 2016
baseball

Stephen Strasburg was finally able to resume throwing after he was placed on the disabled list. Stra...


Broken Thumb on Right Hand Puts Josh Wells Out of the Game

September 9th, 2016
football

Even before the 2016 football seasons started, the Jacksonville Jaguars suffered a blow to their off...


Hyperextended Elbow Ended Sarah Menezes’ Olympic Medal Quest

September 1st, 2016
Olympic

Brazil’s Sarah Menezes suffered an unfortunate injury during an Olympic judo match on August 6...


Darrelle Revis Showing Great Improvements After Wrist Surgery

August 25th, 2016
football

With the start of football season almost here, there is still no timetable for a return for the New...


Second Elbow Surgery in Two Years for Nationals Pitcher Aaron Barrett

August 18th, 2016
baseball

After having successful Tommy John surgery on his right elbow last September, Washington Nationals r...


Dodgers’ Alex Wood’s Injured Elbow Required Surgery

August 11th, 2016

Dodgers’ pitcher Alex Wood had hoped to return to play soon, but the recovery process will take lo...


Larry Nance, Jr. Avoids Serious Hand Injury During A Summer League Game

August 4th, 2016
basketball

If you are a basketball fan, the chances are high that you have caught a few NBA Summer League games...


Selfie Elbow – Selfie-Takers Beware!

July 28th, 2016
Painful elbow

The latest phenomenon in a growing list of tech related injuries is known as ‘selfie elbowR...


Elbow injuries lead to gymnast dropping out of Olympics team trials

July 21st, 2016
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With the Olympics approaching, we’re set to see not only feats of athleticism, but also disapp...


Rafael Nadal Misses Wimbledon Due to Wrist Injury

July 15th, 2016
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On June 9th, Rafael Nadal announced that he would be pulling out of Wimbledon. The reason for this a...


A Hyperextended Elbow Took Yankee Catcher Brian McCann Out of Lineup

July 1st, 2016
baseball

When Yankee catcher Brian McCann went to catch a low pitch during a June 1 game, he unfortunately su...


Serious Wrist and Hand Injury Conditions Plague Video Gaming Enthusiasts

June 24th, 2016
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When you think of activities that involve injury risk, video gaming does not typically come to mind....


Carson Smith to Receive Second Opinion for Injured Elbow

June 16th, 2016
baseball

Carson Smith debuted for the Seattle Mariners in September of 2014. He wound up playing in 9 games t...


Stephen Curry Injures His Elbow In Game 2 Of The Western Conference Finals

June 9th, 2016
basketball

The NBA’s two-time MVP, Stephen Curry, injrued his elbow in Game 2. Curry hurt his elbow af...


Chicago Cubs’ Jason Heyward Ready to Put His Wrist to the Test

June 6th, 2016
baseball

It was just a couple of months ago that Jason Heyward injured his wrist while working on a swing in ...


Braves Dan Winkler Suffers Huge Elbow Injury While Pitching

May 26th, 2016
baseball

The Braves were dealt a huge blow on April 21st when their pitcher, Dan Winkler, wound up fracturing...


Chris Paul’s Hand Fracture Ruins Clippers Post Season Chances

May 20th, 2016
basketball

Another year and the Clippers were thwarted of a championship. Unfortunately, this year, it was due ...


Xander Bogaert Suffers Wrist Injury After Being Hit By A Fastball

May 12th, 2016
baseball

If an 89-mph fastball was headed straight for your head, what would you do? You would probably put y...


Snake Bitten: Diamondbacks Lose A.J. Pollock for At Least 3 Months

May 5th, 2016

Outfielder A.J. Pollock was expected to be a key piece of the Diamondbacks’ offense in 2016, b...


Ryan McDonagh Out Indefinitely After Hand Injury

April 28th, 2016
hockey

Ryan McDonagh, a defenseman and captain for the New York Rangers, will miss the remaining games of t...


New Movement Analysis Sensors Have Potential to Lessen or Eliminate Baseball Elbow Injuries

April 21st, 2016
baseball

Elbow injuries in professional baseball, particularly among pitchers, are a commonplace occurrence....


Cal Guard Tyrone Wallace Fractures Right Hand: Missed the NCAA Tournament

April 7th, 2016
basketball

The NCAA Tournament ended early for Cal guard Tyrone Wallace after suffering an injury to his right...


Phillies OF Aaron Altherr to Miss 4-6 Months After Wrist Surgery

April 1st, 2016
baseball

Spring training is a period meant for players to get back into the groove of a Major League Baseball...


Archery Fad, Fueled by Recent Movie Trends, Puts Youngsters at Risk for Elbow, Wrist and Hand Injuries

March 17th, 2016
archery

The ancient sport of archery has always been a favorite family pastime. Both children and adults can...


Flyers’ Michael Del Zotto Expected To Miss Significant Time After Wrist Injury

March 10th, 2016
hockey

If the Philadelphia Flyers are still going to try to make the playoffs, they will not have Michael D...


Another LA Clippers Player Out with a Hand Injury

March 3rd, 2016
basketball

The LA Clippers are having a string of bad luck when it comes to hand injuries. First, Blake Griffin...


IndyCar Safety Equipment Research Indicates Possibility of Decreased Injury to Driver’s Hands and Wrists

February 26th, 2016

Physical injuries incurred by race car drivers are common, but not all are caused by the impact of c...


Cal Point Guard Out with a Broken Wrist

February 18th, 2016
basketball

A basketball player is only as good as the health of his wrist, because it just might be the most cr...


Denver Nuggets, Jameer Nelson Misses Third Straight Game Due to Left Wrist Sprain

February 11th, 2016
basketball

The Denver Nuggets game against the Golden State Warriors found veteran point guard Jameer Nelson in...


LA Clippers Lose Blake Griffin for Weeks After Controversial Hand Injury

January 29th, 2016
basketball

The LA Clippers have had a rough season, and news this week has just added to the struggles. It was ...


Furyk and Verplank Understand How Important the Wrists Are in Pro-Golf

January 28th, 2016
golf

Anyone who watches or plays golf knows how often wrist injuries occur, diminishing a golfer’s ...


49ers Colin Kaepernick Starts the Off-Season with Hand Surgery

January 22nd, 2016
football

Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers had a rough season, which ended early for h...


Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback, Andy Dalton Nurses Injured Passing Hand

January 8th, 2016
football

Cincinnati’s December 12th game left Bengal’s quarterback, Andy Dalton with a fractured ...


New Study Shows Distracted Walking May Lead to Injuries to Hands or Wrists

December 31st, 2015
hand surgery

We’ve all seen distracted drivers, and know the risks involved in getting behind the wheel of ...


NFL Rookie Quinton Dunbar Deals with Complex Hand Fracture

December 24th, 2015
football

For a rookie football player, the first game is full of excitement. No doubt there are visions of ma...


Lil Wayne Showing Off His Successful Elbow Surgery

December 18th, 2015
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Lil Wayne has been in the news this month, and it has nothing to do with his music. Yes, he has a ne...


Brendan Gallagher Will Miss Six Weeks Due To Injury To Hand

December 10th, 2015
hockey

Brendan Gallagher, forward for the Montreal Canadiens, recently underwent surgery on his left hand t...


Jets Are Confident Ryan Fitzpatrick Will Continue to Play After Mid-November Hand Surgery

December 4th, 2015
football

New York Jets quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick is nursing his non-throwing hand after successful surger...


Philadelphia 76ers Nerlens Noel Deals with Wrist Pain After Fall

November 30th, 2015
basketball

The Philadelphia 76ers is off to rough start in the NBA season. While they’ve had several clos...


Paco Rodriguez Elbow Surgery Will Keep Him Off the Braves 2016 Pitching Roster

November 20th, 2015
baseball

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
football

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
baseball

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
basketball

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
basketball

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
football

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
football

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...


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

September 14th, 2015
football

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
baseball

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
football

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
football

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


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
basketball

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
basketball

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
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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
baseball

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
baseball

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
baseball

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


Crash Results in Broken Hand for Michael Schumacher

June 30th, 2015
hand surgery

A recent crash at the Red Bull Ring during a Formula 4 race left Mick Schumacher, son of F1 racing l...


Enrique Inglesias Sustains Hand Injury During Recent Concert

June 22nd, 2015

When discussing hand news, we typically share stories of sports players injured in the heat of a gam...


An Elbow Injury for Nick Kingham Resulted in Surgery

June 15th, 2015
baseball

Just as it was looking like he might have a chance at major league baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates pitc...


Hanley Ramirez And His Hand Injury

June 8th, 2015

If you have been watching the Red Sox games, it is clear that Hanley Ramirez as been dealing with pr...


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

May 26th, 2015
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U2 lead singer, Bono, is getting ready to head out on a world tour this May, but he still can’...


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, ...


Bowling experts debate the value of wrist braces

February 6th, 2015
bowling

Wrist injuries can be extremely problematic for bowlers, who rely on being able to support the weigh...


Rayvonte Rice out of commission with a hand fracture

January 29th, 2015
basketball

Now that we’re in the middle of college basketball season, we can expect to hear about injurie...


Wrist problems make tennis more difficult for Juan Martin del Potro

January 22nd, 2015
tennis ball

Following tendon surgery on his wrist, Juan Martin del Potro missed a year of tennis-playing and, ac...


Living with the loss of a hand: Issues to consider

January 20th, 2015
anxiety

A heart-wrenching story made the news recently involving a New York City Sanitation Department worke...


Injuries to the elbow and other parts of the arm jeopardize Bono’s guitar-playing ability

January 12th, 2015
guitar

The New York Daily News recently published an article on Bono, world-famous singer and songwriter. B...


Blake Comeau’s wrist injury highlights hockey risks

January 5th, 2015
hockey

As a contact sport played on ice, hockey often results in serious injuries to players. The wrist is...


Cowboy’s Running Back DeMarco Surgery For Broken Bone In Left Hand

December 29th, 2014
football

DeMarco Murray, the leader rusher in the NFL helped propel his team to the win last Sunday with the ...


Baseball players get feedback on their elbow from a hi-tech sleeve: Implications for injury prevention

December 19th, 2014
baseball

Professional athletes regularly have to deal with injuries, costing them critical game and practice ...


Think You’re Out of Commission with a Wrist Fracture? Falcon’s Player Shows Importance of Evaluation

December 12th, 2014
football

The Atlanta Falcons know that this is the point of the season when it’s important to have ever...


Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton Recent Hand Injury: A Look at Metacarpal Fractures

December 5th, 2014
football

Hand injuries might seem common in football, though they’re usually caused by commonplace fall...


Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal and His Scaphoid Wrist Fracture: How it’s Treated

November 28th, 2014
basketball

It seems were always hearing about wrist fractures in the NBA, and a new one has just occurred rig...


Chris Wood’s Wrist Injury

November 21st, 2014
golf

How a bruised wrist can be worse than you expected For professional golfer Chris Wood, a recent care...


MLB Players Head in for Elbow Surgeries

November 13th, 2014
baseball

The World Series is over, so that means a break from baseball. It also means this is the time that p...


What makes a wrist sprain minor? And should you follow Anthony Davis’s example when healing?

November 6th, 2014
basketball

Basketball player Anthony Davis, a forward for the New Orleans Pelicans, sprained his wrist recentl...


Wrist Injuries Sure to Increase with Upcoming Basketball Season

November 3rd, 2014
basketball

It’s still pre-season in the NBA, but the Washington Wizards are already feeling the effect of...


NJ Lt. Governor Found Out the Hard Way: Bikes Can Be Rough on Your Elbow and Wrist This Week

October 27th, 2014
cycling

Riding bikes isn’t just for kids, but it seems incidents in falling off these wheeled contrapt...


Hand Injury for L.A. Laker Nick Young: Treatments for a Torn Thumb Ligament

October 16th, 2014
basketball

Yet another hand injury has plagued an NBA basketball player as the result of stress on the ligament...


UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman Has Hand Injury: Effects of a Hairline Fracture

October 9th, 2014
UFC

A hand fracture can be a very common problem in the sports world, and far too many of them become ig...


Miami Dolphin’s Morneo Out for 4 Weeks After Dislocating Elbow

October 2nd, 2014
football

While the Buffalo Bills were attempting to squish the fish, they took out the Miami Dolphin’s ...


Cincinnati Bengal Tyler Eifert Has Elbow Dislocation: Symptoms and Treatments

September 24th, 2014
football

A dislocated elbow can be one of the most painful injuries, and it can come on all of a sudden in sp...


Research on preventing falls can help reduce rate of elbow, wrist, and other injuries among seniors

September 15th, 2014
senior falls

Falls are a common source of injuries to various parts of the body, including the elbows and wrists....


Wrist Injury for Rafael Nadal Takes Him Out of U.S. Open: The Dangers of Hard-Driving Training

September 9th, 2014
tennis ball

In the world of tennis, a wrist injury might sound fairly common, but when it happens to a superstar...


Damian Copeland’s Wrist Injury Causes Concern within Big Cat Nation

September 2nd, 2014
football

The 2014 training camp started with such promise for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Then less than a week...


Kansas City Royals’ Eric Hosmer Seriously Injures Hand After Not Treating the Issue Earlier

August 25th, 2014
baseball

We continue to see hand injuries on a regular basis in the world of baseball. While that also involv...


Will a wrist injury keep Rafael Nadal from defending the US Open title?

August 18th, 2014
tennis ball

Many people around the US play tennis, sometimes as an occasional recreational activity and other ti...


Elbow Injuries are Increasing in Major League Baseball: The New Threat for Young Pitchers

August 11th, 2014

In the world of major league baseball, pitchers seem to be under a lot of pressure to stay in perfec...


Sidney Crosby’s Wrist Injury Kept Quiet: Are Sports Stars Being Forced to Play with Hand and Wrist Injuries?

August 4th, 2014
hockey

We constantly hear about wrist injuries in sports stars that sometimes don’t get treated as so...


Ronda Rousey Suffers Hand Injury Winning Brutal UFC Match

July 22nd, 2014

After 16 seconds of brutal efficiency unloaded on her pinned opponent at UFC 175, Alexis Davis, Rond...


Hand or arm injuries during soccer are a risk worth noting

July 14th, 2014
soccer ball

As a sport that greatly restricts the use of one’s hands, soccer generally isn’t associa...


Pitching the ball and injuring the elbow: A look at baseball elbow injuries

July 8th, 2014

Chad Billingsley of the Dodgers recently suffered a partially torn flexor tendon in his right elbow,...


Chris Young’s accident shows how cutting your hand in the kitchen could lead to surgery

July 1st, 2014

When country singer Chris Young recently set about preparing some food in his home, he cut himself d...


Stress fracture in the wrist puts Wil Myers out of commission for weeks

June 23rd, 2014

During a recent game against the Red Sox, the Tampa Bay Rays didn’t only lose the game. They a...


Study Shows Weight is A Factor in Elbow Surgery Recovery

June 18th, 2014
scale

It’s no secret that weight plays a role in overall health, but does it play a factor in surger...


To mobile device users: Text safely to prevent injury to the thumb and the rest of the hand

June 11th, 2014
texting

Mashable.com recently came out with a good article advising people on how to reduce the risks of dev...


Major League Baseball is Concerned About the Increase in Elbow Injuries

June 4th, 2014
baseball

The elbow is one of those joints you give very little thought to, until it is injured. Then, when it...


As Spring Arrives, So Do an Increase in Wrist Injuries

May 27th, 2014
wrist-injury

According to a recent report, wrist injuries tend to increase with the arrival of spring. With the n...


Tennis elbow and now tennis wrist: The effects of superhuman athleticism on human joints

May 19th, 2014
tennis ball

The New York Times recently came out with an interesting article on the increasing prevalence of wri...


What kind of elbow injury is Ivan Nova dealing with?

May 12th, 2014
baseball

The latest reports about Ivan Nova of the Yankees state that he’s received a recommendation to...


Will the Prevalence of SmartWatches Bring a New Generation of Wrist Problems?

May 5th, 2014

In our “gotta-have-it-now” society, people are apparently too impatient to pull their ph...


Twins players show how even relatively minor wrist problems can impair functioning

April 29th, 2014
baseball

As with pretty much any other part of the body, problems with the wrist exist on a spectrum of sever...


Elbow Surgery In the Future for Cory Gearrin

April 21st, 2014
baseball

The Atlanta Braves have struck out again with another player that will undergo elbow surgery. This t...


New study investigates ways to predict the risk of wrist fractures in postmenopausal women

April 14th, 2014
older woman

A commonplace health problem that women deal with post-menopause is diminished bone density. If the...


Georges St. Pierre talks Drug Testing and Retirement on Hand and Wrist TV

April 7th, 2014
IMG_4148 - Version 2

The Hand and Wrist TV show launched with a MMA show that featured Georges St. Pierre. George St. Pie...


Braves’ Kris Medlen Dealing with Another Elbow Injury

April 7th, 2014
baseball

The regular season for Major League Baseball is about to start, so the last thing any team wants to ...


Houston Rockets’ James Harden Recovering from Elbow Hyperextension: What are the Symptoms and Treatments?

March 31st, 2014
basketball

In sports injuries, you hear plenty about wrist and hand injuries, though you’ll occasionally ...


Mats Zuccarello is out of the game with a hand fracture

March 24th, 2014
hockey

Recently, Mats Zuccarello of the NY Rangers sustained a non-displaced hand fracture while playing fo...


Cowboy’s DeMarcus Ware to Undergo Elbow Surgery

March 17th, 2014
football

While it seems like news from the NFL is quiet now that the Superbowl is over, this is the time of ...


Shaun White’s Wrist Injury in Winter Olympics Gives New Attention to Wrist Injuries in Snowboarding

March 10th, 2014
Photo by: Veronica Belmont via Flickr

Snowboarder Shaun White may be the most famous name in snowboarding, mainly for getting his sport wi...


How long will it take Andrea Bargnani’s elbow injury to heal?

March 4th, 2014
basketball

Andrea Bargnani of the New York Knicks recently suffered a serious injury to the elbow during a gam...


Memphis Grizzlie’s Mike Miller is Reminded that a Hand Injury Can Be Debilitating

February 24th, 2014
basketball

The Memphis Grizzlies managed to get a win over the Sacramento Kings recently, but, as always, when ...


Basketball player injures hand – but not during a game

February 17th, 2014
basketball

Branden Dawson of Michigan State recently broke his hand, and not in the middle of a basketball game...


What do distal forearm fractures tell us about children’s bone density?

February 10th, 2014
forearm

A recent study conducted at Mayo Clinic examines distal forearm fractures and what they can tell us ...


The latest research findings on minimally invasive surgery for tennis elbow

February 4th, 2014
Painful elbow

Like other overuse injuries, tennis elbow can lead to chronic pain and debilitation, as those suffer...


Could suffering a wrist fracture increase your risk of getting a hip fracture?

January 27th, 2014
wrist fracture

Suffering a fracture, especially at an advanced age, leads to a greater risk of long-term debilitati...


Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant Injures Wrist in Fall

January 20th, 2014
basketball

Basketball season is in full swing, and that means the competition is heating up, players are gettin...


Are Hand Injuries Becoming More Common in the NBA?

January 13th, 2014
basketball

In most recent news,  Anthony Davis, number 23 of the New Orleans Pelicans was benched as a result ...


Did Carson Palmer’s Elbow Injury Affect his Play Against 49er’s?

January 7th, 2014
football

It shouldn’t be surprising that many people in sports who have to throw regularly end up with ...


New York Yankee Mark Teixeira Wrist Injury Healing, Doctors Say

December 30th, 2013

In May of this year, New York Yankees pitcher Mark Teixeira injured his wrist during a pre-season s...


Fascinating new study on tennis elbow and other soft tissue pain

December 23rd, 2013
Painful elbow

Chronic soft tissue pain, which costs the economy billions of dollars every year and detracts from p...


L.A. Clippers’ J.J. Redick Suffers Bone Injury in Hand: How Rare is a Pisiform Fracture?

December 16th, 2013
basketball

With reports on December 1 that L.A. Clippers shooting guard J.J. Redick suffered a small bone fract...


What Happened to Gustavo Cabrera’s Wrist?

December 2nd, 2013
baseball

On November 4 2013, NBC reported a horrific wrist injury for Gustavo Cabrera, who was Giant’...


Elbow dislocations make the list of recent football injuries

November 25th, 2013
football injuries

USA Today recently published an article about football injuries that have of late been putting playe...


Treating loose bodies in the elbow: A look at Carlos Gomez’s arthroscopy

November 18th, 2013
baseball

Carlos Gomez, center fielder of the Milwaukee Brewers, recently underwent arthroscopic surgery on hi...


Elbow Injuries Are Increasing in Middle and High School Students Who Focus on One Sport

November 11th, 2013
elbow injury

Elbow injuries might not be something you think of being overly common with teenagers. But new stati...


Preventing prosthetic joint infections in the hands, wrists, and other body parts

November 4th, 2013
joint replacement

A recent study from the Journal of Hospital Infection points to the high costs of prosthetic joint i...


Copper and Magnetic Wrist Bracelets Found to Be Ineffective Against Arthritis Pain

October 28th, 2013

People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis often deal with pain in their wrist or hands.  For yea...


Kleinert, Hand Surgery Pioneer, Dies

October 21st, 2013
harold kleinart

A pioneer in hand surgery passed away at the age of 91.  Dr. Harold Kleinert of Louisville, died o...


MRSA in the bursa of the elbow or other joints

October 14th, 2013
elbow pain

In the publication, Health News Florida, one writer recently shared a alarming personal story titled...


The negative impact of popular gadgets on children’s hand health

October 7th, 2013

Articles are popping up in publications around the world about the effects of excessive gadget use o...


New Study Shows Broccoli May be a Friend to Those with Arthritis in Their Hands

September 24th, 2013

Eat your vegetables.  This advice is nothing new, and most people have heard it from the time they ...


Recent research into nerve compression at the elbow: The effects of lifestyle choices

September 16th, 2013
elbow

When we think about elbow injuries, what often comes to mind are problems stemming from external phy...


Spotting elbow, hand, and wrist injuries in student athletes

September 9th, 2013
student playing badminton

A recent article from APP.com discusses the prevalence of sports-related overuse injuries among unde...


Matt Harvey’s Elbow Injury Impacts Mets’ Season

September 2nd, 2013
baseball

Pitching ace, Matt Harvey of the New York Mets was dealt a crippling blow on Monday night when he su...


Oakland A’s Josh Reddick Sustains Wrist Injury

May 10th, 2013

The Oakland A’s find themselves grateful — grateful that a recent wrist injury to right ...


Teixeira’s Wrist Injury Worse Than Originally Thought

April 16th, 2013
baseball

News from the weekend concerning Mark Teixeira’s wrist injury is not good news for Yankees fan...


DRUM! Magazine March 2013 issue

April 11th, 2013
IMG_2736

I was recently interviewed for an article in the DRUM! Magazine. The article appeared in the March 2...


NBA’s Kevin Love Still Out with Hand Injury

April 4th, 2013
basketball

The Minnesota Timberwolves were hoping to get power forward Kevin Love back for the last few weeks o...


Wrist Injury Keeps Teixeira Out of World Baseball Classic

March 12th, 2013

Due to what is being called a “strained wrist,” New York Yankees 1st baseman Mark Teixei...


Hope Solo May Need Wrist Surgery

March 5th, 2013

USA women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo has a wrist injury and will miss the upcoming Algarve ...