Tag "ACL"

Jamal Murray Tears Left ACL

#NuggLyfe. Just when things are going good, they just always go oh so horribly wrong for the Denver Nuggets. Denver was attempting their comeback with under a minute to go in a game against the Golden State Warriors on Monday night. Jamal Murray was driving in for a layup, and before he could go up for the finish, he came crashing to the ground in a heap. MRI later confirmed the ultimate fear, Murray has a fully torn left ACL.

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ACL Recovery -The Long Road Back

Klay Thompson suffered a torn ACL in the third quarter of game 6 of the NBA Finals Thursday night. This is just the latest in a long list of injuries suffered by the Golden State Warriors this season. This injury occurred just 3 days after Kevin Durant suffered a ruptured Achilles Tendon in Game 5.  The common issue in both of these injuries is that both players had recently returned from a different injury before suffering their more devastating injuries. Did the prior injury contribute to the new injury? Did the GSW medical staff doom the team because they cleared both Durant and Thompson to play? I am sure questions like these will make the rounds during this offseason.

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Understanding Knee Anatomy – A Guide for the Sports Fan

Knee injuries are a tough injury for athletes and an even tougher injury for the fan to understand. In light of the recent devastating injury to Steven Souza Jr. I thought an explanation of the knee anatomy, might help fans understand the injury he has sustained and the long road to recovery he is facing. In addition, I hope this will be a good place for fans of other sports, besides baseball, to refer to for a better understanding of the injury when another player they follow gets injured.  

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NFL Injury Rates Keep Rising or Do They?

Beth Sullivan | August 4th, 2018 Each year when training camps open in the NFL hope for the upcoming season runs high with the fan base. Then the injuries begin happening and fans get upset. There are several calls to

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