In The News - TMI Sports Medicine
While scores of Americans have had to postpone elective surgeries, sometimes for serious conditions, at least eight professional athletes have gone ahead with procedures including elbow and knee ligament reconstruction and groin surgery.
Jonathan Lucroy of the Boston Red Sox gets guis gear on during spring training at JetBlue Park Complex on February 20, 2020 in Fort Myers, Florida.
Dr. Jesse Even is one of the best doctors in the country at what he does. He has been doing this for five or six years, this surgery . . . He has never had an issue with any of those guys coming back saying they had a problem. We’re playing the odds here that it’s going to be good. It’s going to work out, and it’s going to help me get even better. I’m very grateful for that.
The Boston Red Sox are no-doubt believers in Christian Vazquez's 2019 breakout season, but they're doing their due diligence in shoring up the position after losing Sandy Leon this offseason.
Dr. Meister is one of the best in the business,” Hamels said. “We developed a really good relationship with him when I was in Texas. I’ve remained in contract with him and trained down there in the offseason at times. You want to be able to go to someone who’s seen you at your best, knows you pretty well, so he can give you the best advice and information that you need to get back to where you want to be.
Drs. Shane Seroyer and Jesse Even are surgeons at Trinity Park Surgery Center who have made same-day joint reconstruction and spine surgeries a possibility while limiting opioid exposure. In fact, 99% of Seroyer’s total knee and hip replacement patients (496 of the last 500 patients) have been opioid-free in the immediate postoperative setting due to a non-opioid anesthetic.
A's pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on Wednesday, and there is already news to begin the 2020 season. Pitcher Daniel Mengden underwent successful right elbow surgery on Monday, the team announced. According to the release, Dr. Keith Meister, at TMI Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in Arlington, Tex., performed the procedure by shaving off a small spur "on the posterior aspect of the olecranon."
All during the offseason, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman worried about James Paxton's back pain and kept suggesting: “Let's just get the surgery out of the way. We're losing time.” Paxton was examined by three doctors, who said the issue could resolve itself. “They all came to the same conclusion: No, no, no,” Cashman recalled. But Paxton did not get better and finally had the operation Wednesday. He is expected to be sidelined until May or June.
A 90-minute workout in just 20 minutes? That's the claim you may hear more of as the latest generation of personal training comes to North Texas. The secret is said to be electrical muscle stimulation, or EMS.
One minute, Nick Burdi was throwing a 96.7 mph fastball to Arizona’s Jarrod Dyson. Before the pitch reached the glove of catcher Elias Diaz, the Pirates reliever was writhing in pain on the mound.