1. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Harper, Wieters, Posey and More

    Every hitter wishes they could be Tony Gwynn. Like Ted Williams before him, Gwynn was as pure a hitter as you'd see, but what you didn't see was all the hard work behind the scenes...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 2,436 reads 0 comments

  2. Gerrit Cole Showing Progress, Pirates Hope 100 MPH Ace Returns Quickly

    Now that we've dismissed the i dea of pitch cost in the abstract, can we soon do the same with velocity cost? With the outbreak of arm surgeries, many, including some sharp knives ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 2,070 reads 0 comments

  3. Bryce Harper Making Progress after Thumb Surgery, Back to Nationals Soon

    Bryce Harper is making progress. Nationals fans should be paying attention to Josh Hamilton, who's had a relatively simple return from his similar thumb surgery...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 2,762 reads 1 comments

  4. MLB Concussion Policy Helping Buster Posey, Michael Brantley Return Healthy

    A few years back, MLB was confronted by a new problem. Well, concussions weren't "new" but the focus on them was. As players, especially catchers, were seen to have problems, MLB did something...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 2,056 reads 0 comments

  5. The Biggest NFL Injury Concerns Emerging This Offseason, Part 1

    Every year, some injuries end NFL seasons before they begin. Others can put a player's ability to start Week 1 in serious doubt. 2014 is, unfortunately, following suit...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 month ago 24,050 reads 41 comments

  6. Will Hamstring Injuries Cost US Altidore and Besler for Rest of World Cup?

    The American victory over Ghana could hardly be considered Pyrrhic, but with Jozy Altidore carried off the field on a stretcher after a first-half hamstring injury , there are major questions...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 129,807 reads 42 comments

  7. Sean Weatherspoon's Injury: What to Expect Following His Achilles Tendon Rupture

    The unfortunate reality of NFL offseason workouts is that injuries—such as Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon 's ruptured Achilles tendon—will continue to pop up from time to time...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 month ago 7,956 reads 6 comments

  8. World Cup Injury Analysis on Ronaldo, Costa, Suarez, Neuer and More

    The biggest sporting event in the world should be decided by the best players in the world. Unfortunately, that's not always the case with the World Cup...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 9,044 reads 10 comments

  9. Checking in on Injured New England Patriots Stars Rob Gronkowski, Vince Wilfork

    The New England Patriots lost a number of players to injury last year, but two staples—tight end Rob Gronkowski and lineman Vince Wilfork —are still working their way back to the field...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 month ago 16,943 reads 14 comments

  10. Cristiano Ronaldo Has Unusual Knee Condition, Puts Portugal in Tough Position

    Cristiano Ronaldo took his Real Madrid squad to the Champions League title, but it came with a cost. The speedy winger fought a sore knee for much of the season, spending long hours with the Real Madrid medical staff...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 77,645 reads 76 comments

  11. How and Why Minimal or Non-Contact Injuries Occur in NFL Workouts

    Last year, an outbreak of preseason ACL tears throughout the NFL drew attention to the injury like never before...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 month ago 9,563 reads 12 comments

  12. Closer Look at LeBron James' Muscle Cramps, Lingering Effects for Game 2

    The heat was a real problem for the Miami Heat and LeBron James during Game 1 of the NBA Finals. James was eventually carried from the floor due to cramping, according to NBA...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 34,261 reads 160 comments

  13. Latest Injury for Carlos Gonzalez Could Make Things Rocky for Colorado

    Carlos Gonzalez hit the disabled list as of Wednesday, according to MLB.com , due to continued issues with his index finger...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 3,059 reads 1 comments

  14. What Are the NFL's Most Devastating Injuries?

    They are the phrases no NFL fan wants to hear during a TV or radio broadcast. "Player X is shaken up." "Player Y is slow to get up." "Here comes the cart." Next comes the waiting...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 month ago 13,591 reads 30 comments

  15. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Trout, Myers, Teixeira and More

    This Thursday's draft is huge for a lot of teams. Mike Rosenbaum does an amazing job covering it, so I'm not going to give you any news about specific players, but I do want you ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 3,067 reads 1 comments

  16. Rays' Wil Myers' Stress Fracture in Wrist Puts Power at Risk for Rest of 2014

    You know those mutual fund ads that end with something like "past performance does not guarantee future results?" The Tampa Bay Rays medical staff, historically one of the top staffs in terms of results, is having a tough year...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 2,443 reads 4 comments

  17. Mark Teixeira's Wrist Injury Could Shake Up the Entire AL, Not Just Yankees

    The New York Yankees aren't sitting back and waiting for the results of Mark Teixeira's latest tests on his surgically repaired wrist...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 16,836 reads 20 comments

  18. How New Helmet Technology Will Make the NFL and NHL Safer

    Concussions remain a serious issue in sports, and with the recent White House concussion summit , the discussion has been raised a notch...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 160,150 reads 190 comments

  19. Latest Injury News and Notes from NFL OTAs

    Unfortunately, NFL injuries have no offseason, and it looks like 2014 will be no exception. Late-season injuries from last year continue to limit many players, and new injuries are popping up throughout media reports every day...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 2 months ago 38,687 reads 26 comments

  20. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Ventura, Darvish, Arenado and More

    Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter, and Hyun-Jin Ryu nearly topped it with a perfect game. That's downright impressive, but there's more behind it than just two lucky performances...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 9,660 reads 2 comments

  21. Rockies Lose Nolan Arenado to Preventable Finger Injury, Out 6 Weeks

    There are only two ways to win in sports—collect talent and then keep that talent healthy. The Colorado Rockies have done well with the former, but the latter part is what's kept them down in the standings and out of the playoffs...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 3,560 reads 0 comments

  22. Taking a Closer Look at Chris Johnson's Knee Injury and Meniscus Repair Surgery

    New York Jets running back Chris Johnson 's 2013 season was one to forget—relatively, at least—but it's possible a lingering knee injury negatively affected his performance...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 2 months ago 6,996 reads 6 comments

  23. Matt Wieters' Elbow Making Progress, Helped by Controversial Injection

    Matt Wieters is making progress. A trade for another catcher was taken as a sign by many that Wieters might be heading for surgery, but Dan Connelly of the Baltimore Sun corrected that thought ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 4,283 reads 3 comments

  24. Yordano Ventura Latest Victim of Arm Injury, but Royals Rookie Escapes Worst

    The Kansas City Royals received good news on Tuesday after the MRI results on rookie phenom Yordano Ventura came back...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 5,963 reads 6 comments

  25. Checking in on Tony Romo's Recovery from Injury and Back Surgery

    Last December, Tony Romo rather suddenly underwent back surgery to treat a herniated intervertebral disc in his lower back...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 2 months ago 11,296 reads 6 comments