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

Understanding Cupping and Its Role in Professional Sports

Every four years the spotlight shines on the athletes of the Olympic games. With individuals participating from all corners of the globe, the games bring with them a wide range of approach and technique in multiple facets, including sports medicine. Whether it’s magnetic pulse therapy for downhill skiers or kinesio tape on beach volleyball players, […]

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Understanding Tony Romo’s Collarbone Fracture

One week after losing wide receiver Dez Bryant to a broken foot, the Dallas Cowboys’ injury woes continued in Week 2 with quarterback Tony Romo suffering a fractured left clavicle (collarbone). The injury occurred to his non-throwing shoulder when he was taken down by defensive end Fletcher Cox. The weight of linebacker Jordan Hicks compounded […]

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Understanding Dez Bryant’s Fifth Metatarsal Fracture

The Dallas Cowboys’ Week 1 win over the Giants was exciting but costly as wide receiver Dez Bryant suffered a broken foot during the game. The injury occurred to the fifth metatarsal of his right foot and will require surgery on Tuesday. View image | gettyimages.com

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Breaking Down Danny Woodhead’s Ankle Fracture

I’ve never liked the old saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones…” As a kid that was picked on growing up, I found it largely inaccurate. Words can and do hurt. But now, years later, the saying drives me crazy for an entirely different reason. The injury analyst in me is constantly asking, “Well […]

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Sean Lee and the Unhappy Triad

Linebacker Sean Lee has been the motor of the Dallas Cowboys defense since taking over the starting position in 2011. Unfortunately injuries have limited his availability as he has suffered a myriad of significant ailments. Since being drafted in 2010, Lee has suffered a shoulder contusion, concussion, dislocated wrist, torn ligaments in his toe, and […]

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