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Gleyber Torres and Elbow Injuries

Published on July 6, 2017 by
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Gleyber Torres has been the most talked about Yankee minor leaguer this year, close to being brought up to play 3rd base, when he slid into home plate headfirst and sustained a season-ending elbow injury to his non-throwing arm. He

‘Tis The Season: Common “High Energy” Injuries

Published on December 2, 2016 by
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We are all sorry to see that Lindsey Vonn sustained a severe fracture of the humerus (upper arm bone) during a skiing training run. Downhill skiing is an exhilarating sport but not without risk of orthopedic injury, even if not

Listen to your mother (and orthopedist) – Stand up straight!

Published on October 31, 2016 by
Stand up straight

Good posture (think military cadet or ballet dancer), is fundamentally important to our health, wellness and success. It conveys confidence, fitness and gracefulness to others as we move through the world meeting new people, interviewing for jobs, etc. It decreases

Injuries to the finger pulley system

Published on October 21, 2016 by
Injuries to the finger

The pulley system in your fingers act like belts that strap the flexor tendons (the muscles that flex the fingers) to the finger bones. Another analogy is that the pulleys are broader, pliable version of the eyelets of a fishing

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