1. For Masahiro Tanaka, Injury Is About His Mechanics, Not His Splitter

    Masahiro Tanaka may have been a high-priced addition to the New York Yankees last offseason, but he's been an invaluable pitcher through the first half of the season...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 17,036 reads 23 comments

  2. Molina, Phillips Have Similar Thumb Injury, Could Be out Rest of Season

    The St. Louis Cardinals are trying to chase down the Milwaukee Brewers , but they'll now have to do so without one of their top offensive players, lost to a torn ligament in his thumb...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 6,648 reads 9 comments

  3. Injury Updates on the NFL's Biggest Names Heading into Training Camp

    The NFL 's down months continue to wear on, but as the 2014 preseason closes in, ongoing injury concerns will start to draw more and more attention. Elsewhere, new injuries may—and almost certainly will—surface in the weeks to come...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 month ago 9,747 reads 11 comments

  4. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Encarnacion, Sabathia, Votto and More

    I feel a bit more optimistic about injuries than I have in a while. I showed you the Motus Sleeve last week, but that's hardly the only new thing coming into baseball to try to help in the battle...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 5,226 reads 1 comments

  5. Brady Aiken's Injury Doesn't Ruin Pitcher's Huge Upside

    It seems like quite the roller coaster, going from the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 MLB draft to being told that your pitching elbow didn 't pass the team's physical...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 8,924 reads 4 comments

  6. Neymar's Back Injury Costs Him Shot at World Cup Glory and Possibly More

    Neymar always gets checked physically on the field whether with Brazil or Barcelona, but an unintentional knee to the back in the waning minutes of Brazil's 2-1 quarterfinal win against ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 84,329 reads 134 comments

  7. What's Next for Kiko Alonso Following His Knee Injury and ACL Tear?

    According to NFL .com's Gregg Rosenthal , the Buffalo Bills announced that up-and-coming linebacker Kiko Alonso went down this week with a torn left ACL. Rosenthal adds that the injury occurred during a workout in Oregon...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 month ago 4,988 reads 0 comments

  8. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Harper, Wright, Bautista and More

    Oven Mitts? That's what the Washington Nationals are using to protect both Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman, essentially...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 4,198 reads 1 comments

  9. Key Questions, and Some Answers, About Stunning New Report on A-Rod PEDs

    Alex Rodriguez was using testosterone. This is hardly news, having first been outed a few years ago and then again as part of the Biogenesis case...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 29,444 reads 98 comments

  10. The Sleeve That Could Save Baseball: Exclusive Look at New MLB Technology

    In a conference room in Orlando, Florida, back in 2004, I sat across the table from Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig . I was attending their Injuries in Baseball conference and had the chance to interview both of them for my radio show...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 447,363 reads 143 comments

  11. What to Expect from Tiger Woods in His Return from Back Injury

    It's no surprise that Tiger Woods has returned from back surgery. The surprise is that he's done so several months faster than initially anticipated...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 12,840 reads 15 comments

  12. Should Texans Worry About Jadeveon Clowney's Health Heading into Training Camp?

    Earlier this month, Houston Texans fans received a bit of a scare when star defender and No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney underwent sports hernia surgery...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 2 months ago 11,853 reads 33 comments

  13. World Cup Concussion Highlights Need for FIFA to Protect Players

    Alvaro Pereira, one of the stars of Uruguay's national team, was unconscious. It didn't take a trained medical professional to see that he had taken a blow to the head, fallen to ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 15,507 reads 11 comments

  14. Does the NFL Need to Do More to Limit Injury Risks in Offseason Workouts?

    During the 2013 offseason, an NFL player went down with a serious injury almost daily—or at least it seemed like it. An ACL here. An Achilles there. Day after day, seasons ended before they began...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 2 months ago 8,871 reads 13 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 242 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 2,152 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 2,800 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 2,142 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 24,220 reads 41 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 129,867 reads 42 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 8,086 reads 6 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 9,078 reads 10 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 17,367 reads 13 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 77,889 reads 77 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 9,610 reads 12 comments