Cleveland Indians outfielder Bradley Zimmer had surgery on his injured right shoulder Friday in Dallas and will not be available for the foreseeable future. Specialist Dr. Keith Meister performed the surgery and results were not immediately available from the team.
Near the end of the first set of a close volleyball match in January, Alexis James, a young, sought-after recruit from Frisco, called for a “three” set, meaning a quick set toward the inside portion of Alexis’ position.
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.