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Covering sports injuries from the perspective of a certified athletic trainer and backed by analytics.

Understanding Clint Capela’s Thumb Surgery

The Houston Rockets are in the midst of a rollercoaster season. The team struggled out of the gate losing 14 of their first 25 games, capped by a stunning loss at the hands of Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic. However, the team rebounded winning 12 of their next 13 games and currently sits at 5th in a […]

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Understanding Markelle Fultz’s Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Diagnosis

After months of twists and turns, Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz might finally have a bit of clarity regarding his problematic shoulder. Since the start of his rookie season, the former number one overall pick has struggled with his shooting mechanics. His troubles resulted in consultations with an assortment of trainers and specialists and a […]

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Understanding Caris LeVert’s Subtalar Dislocation

Just a little over a year after Gordon Hayward’s gruesome ankle fracture left the NBA and its fans stunned, Brooklyn Nets forward Caris LeVert crashed to the hardwood in Minnesota. Like Hayward, LeVert’s ankle was grossly distorted, leaving spectators and teammates visibly shaken. The medical teams for both the Timberwolves and Nets sprung to action, […]

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Understanding James Harden’s Grade 1 Plus Hamstring Strain

A relatively common injury has sidelined one of the NBA’s top stars as reigning MVP James Harden is expected to miss at least a week after suffering a hamstring strain Wednesday night. The New York Times’ Marc Stein reported the team diagnosed the injury as a Grade 1+ strain and plan on re-evaluating their star […]

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Understanding JaMychal Green’s Jaw Fracture

The 2018-19 NBA season is underway and the injuries are already beginning to pile up. In Memphis, power forward JaMychal Green is slated to miss at least four weeks after suffering a broken jaw against the Hawks. Green was injured in the third quarter of the team’s win after being struck in the mouth by […]

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