THIS WEEK IN METS: THOUGHTS ON THE END OF SPRING TRAINING, INCLUDING JACOB DEGROM INJURY PROGNOSIS
How worried should the Mets be about Jacob deGroms shoulder, now and into the future? Losing deGrom for any amount of time is self-evidently significant for the Mets. He is the best pitcher in baseball, and somehow pitched better when he has been on the mound of late. [More]
JAMES WISEMAN LATEST SETBACK POSES A $12.1 MILLION CONUNDRUM FOR WARRIORS
Over the past 16 months, as he navigated one setback after another, Warriors center James Wiseman heard some variation of the same advice from coaches and teammates: Focus on the big picture. Though his short-term outlook was upsetting, Wiseman would still have a chance... [More]
SURGEON DETAILS TIMELINES FOR 49ERS MCGLINCHEY, KINLAW; MITCHELL QUESTIONABLE
Mike McGlinchey and Javon Kinlaw are recent first-round picks by the 49ers who play in the trenches. And the right tackle and defensive tackle now share another connection: Both are in the early stages of lengthy rehabs after undergoing recent surgeries for leg injuries... [More]
ARE FEMALE ATHLETES MORE PRONE TO STRESS FRACTURES THAN MALE ATHLETES?
YES, it's true. Studies show that female athletes are more prone to stress fractures than male athletes due partially to a decrease in bone density called female athlete triad. A combination of things can happen to women, resulting in a loss of bone and weakening of the bones... [More]
WHEN PAIN HITS YOUR SHOULDER, WHAT DO YOU DO? Over 53,000 people in the United States get Total Shoulder Replacements
After trying all the nonsurgical treatments for relieving pain, it is a very common surgery to replace the shoulder (otherwise known as, the ball and socket joint). One of the most successful surgeries performed today, total shoulder replacement surgery has a very high rate of positive outcomes... [More]
KTLA TV-5 VIDEO WITH DR. TRONG NGUYEN, MD: CLIPPERS CONFIRM KAWHI LEONARD SUFFERS FROM PARTIAL ACL TEAR.
LA Clippers Basketball Team confirm Kawhi Leonard suffers from partial ACL tear, in this television news video clip. KTLA-TV Ch. 5 interviewed Dr. Trong Nguyen an Orthopedic Surgeon, to discuss Kawhi Leonard knee surgery. Dr. Nguyen explains a partial ACL tear and the surgical options. [More]
KAWHI LEONARD ACL INJURY: MY CONVERSATION WITH A DOCTOR TO LEARN ABOUT THE SEVERITY
On June 14, Kawhi Leonard suffered a right knee sprain in game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Utah Jazz after a fourth-quarter foul in transition by Joe Ingles. Leonard would miss two free throws, stay in for full defensive possession, stay in after a timeout... [More]
INSIGHT FROM A SHOULDER SPECIALIST ON FRANK PEREZ Article Link: Tigers Talk: The science of stealing is an emphasis in Detroit - The Athletic
It has been discussed a lot over the past few days, but Franklin Perez is hurt again, and this time, he is finally having surgery. Perez, once the prime return piece in the Justin Verlander trade, went on the injured list with a right shoulder capsule defect before visiting Dr. Neal El Attrache... [More]