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NY Mets’ Harvey Pitch Count Controversy: A Medical Opinion

There has been a rising controversy over the NY Mets’ ace Matt Harvey’s remaining innings pitched this year. This is Harvey’s first season back from undergoing Tommy John Surgery (Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction) back in October of 2013. His agent, Scott Boras, has expressed wishes to limit Harvey’s remaining innings this year in order to protect Harvey’s reconstructed elbow. The Mets, […]

NY Yankees’ CC Sabathia: Battling Arthritis for His Team and His Career

NY Yankees’ pitcher CC Sabathia returned to pitch yesterday after a period of rest and rehabilitation for his arthritic right knee. Sabathia underwent a knee arthroscopy for a debridement (“clean out”) of his arthritis in 2014. He has been battling the knee arthritis for the last few seasons and, not coincidentally, his performance has significantly diminished throughout that duration. He has endured […]

Dallas Cowboys’ Dez Bryant’s Foot Fracture

Dallas Cowboys football player Dez Bryant, known as much for his on-field athletic prowess as for his side-line antics, just underwent surgical repair of his fifth metatarsal foot fracture. This type of fracture, which usually occurs at the base of the fifth metatarsal, also known as a “Jones Fracture,” is not an uncommon injury in the realm […]

Will Adrian Peterson Return to Play After His Meniscus Tear?

Adrian Peterson injured his knee again during a 5-yard run in the second half of the Viking’s game Sunday night. The injury occurred during a tackle which, likely, created significant force upon his, previously, reconstructed knee. Many readers may remember his remarkably successful comeback from ACL ( Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Reconstruction in 2013. That past injury has made Peterson’s most […]

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