The Yu Darvish saga took another turn, this time south as the Cubs starter traveled to Dallas to get a second opinion on his ailing right arm.
Darvish met with Rangers team physician Keith Meister, who has worked with Darvish before, and it was determined that he has an impingement and inflammation in his elbow. Darvish received a cortisone shot Friday and will be re-evaluated in three to five days. He won’t throw during that time.
Updating a previous report, Iwakuma (shoulder) met with Dr. Keith Meister this past week and has been cleared to resume throwing again in a "few more days," according to manager Scott Servais, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
Dr. Keith Meister, team physician for the Texas Rangers, will do the surgery. Meister examined Salazar's shoulder in May and gave him a PRP injection. At the time Meister confirmed the Indians' diagnosis that Salazar was suffering from right shoulder impingement tendinitis.
As a child, I was fascinated with the medical field and decided to pursue my interest. Going to school and college, I became involved in the medical field via shadowing and volunteering experiences with different physicians and hospitals in the community.
Vinnie Hudson, the CEO of TMI Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery, spoke at Mike Ditka’s charity this past weekend. Mr. Hudson is the head of the Medical Advisory Counsel for the charity, Gridiron Greats. This organization was started by Mike Ditka and several other former NFL players, to fill the medical, psychological, or social needs of former NFL players.
Stephenville High School senior Easton Jones isn’t letting his latest injury end his sports career. He’s just shifting gears.
Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund, Inc., a non-profit that provides medical and financial assistance to retired NFL players and their families in dire need, will host its 10th annual Mike Ditka Hall of Fame Gala in Las Vegas on May 25th at 6:30 p.m.
The Indians transferred right-hander Danny Salazar (right shoulder) to the 60-day DL, retroactive to March 29. Salazar remains in Arizona working through a rehab program, but has made little progress in recent weeks.
Dr. Rathna Nuti with TMI Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery says it’s important that female athletes get medical care and physical therapy from a sports medicine provider who takes a female-specific and individualized approach to their care.
Pitchers, in general, can do without marathon at-bats. They want to get outs as quickly as possible. But sometimes that just doesn't work.