Tag Archives: sports injury

An Unfortunate Injury

Beth Sullivan | June 8th, 2019

Any mother who has ever had a son who played sports has had a debate with them about having to wear an athletic supporter and protective cup. Most boys and men say they aren’t comfortable, they impede their ability to play or they cause a rash to develop because of how hot they are and how much sweat accumulates. Despite the complaints about this protective piece of equipment, it serves a very important purpose. This fact can be attested to first hand by Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger. Continue reading

Forearm Pain – A Pause, Not an End to Glasnow’s Season

Beth Sullivan | May 13th, 2019

I’m sure many baseball fans were convinced that Tyler Glasnow’s season was over when they heard he left the game Friday night with forearm tightness in his throwing arm.  There were many armchair doctors on Twitter and other social media sites who had him diagnosed with all sorts of ailments, without any medical testing or knowledge of what they were talking about.  Continue reading

Did Calf Strain Torpedo the Warriors?

Beth Sullivan | May 10th, 2019

Kevin Durant suffered a calf strain during the third quarter of the Warriors fifth playoff game against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After undergoing an MRI on Thursday, the official diagnosis is a Mild Calf Strain. What exactly does this mean? Continue reading

Understanding Knee Anatomy – A Guide for the Sports Fan

Beth Sullivan | March 28th, 2019

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.  Continue reading