Posts From Beth Sullivan

Aaron Judge – Chip Fracture

Aaron Judge was in the 1st inning of Thursday’s game when he was hit by a pitch.  He was later removed from the game due to continued pain and swelling and underwent additional imaging which revealed a distal ulnar styloid chip fracture which was non-displaced.  That was a mouthful just to type, let alone understand.  What exactly is wrong you ask.

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Yoenis Cespedes – Heel Injury Review

Yoenis Cespedes heel injury was not the news Mets fans wanted to hear. The outcome will be even less popular. Retrocalcaneal bursitis and Achilles tendon calcification is a difficult injury to recover from when it occurs on one foot but having it on both feet and requiring surgery on both feet at the same time is a very daunting injury to come back from. Given his advancing age, at least in terms of a professional athlete, the recovery could be even more difficult.

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Did LeBron James Have a Boxer’s Fracture?

A lot was made about Lebron James playing in the NBA finals with an injured right hand and Christian Vazquez was initially placed on the 10-day DL after injuring his hand sliding.  The punch to the blackboard that injured Lebron’s hand is the classic mechanism for boxer’s fracture, but the fact that Vazquez’s injury is to his pinky or 5th digit makes that type of injury likely for him too.

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Noah Syndergaard on the DL for HFMD

The news Monday morning was that Noah Syndergaard was being placed on the 10-day DL list after being diagnosed with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD).  Most people have heard of this disease but what does it mean to his availability?

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Tony Sparano Experienced Chest Pains – What Can They Tell Us?

In light of the tragic passing of longtime NFL and NCAA coach Tony Sparano on Sunday, July 22nd, a quick review of chest pain seemed to be timely and appropriate.

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