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

Examining the Injuries of Anthony Davis

The 2015-16 season will go down as a lost season for the New Orleans Pelicans as the team was overwhelmed by injuries from the start. Five Pelicans players have already been ruled out for the season, including the face of the franchise Anthony Davis. The three-time All-Star will undergo two surgeries in the coming days […]

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Understanding Marc Gasol’s Navicular Fracture

The Memphis Grizzlies will be without the services of their All-Star center after the team confirmed Tuesday that Marc Gasol underwent surgery on his fractured right foot. In the release, the team revealed the injury to be a non-displaced Type II fracture of his navicular bone. Unfortunately the precedent set by those who have previously […]

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Trying to Make Sense of Jimmy Butler’s Knee Injury

The Chicago Bulls entered the season with hopes of threatening the Cleveland Cavaliers for Eastern Conference dominance. Unfortunately things haven’t gone has planned as the team has struggled to find an identity under first year coach Fred Hoiberg and injuries have prevented the team from establishing any continuity. The problems began just days before camp […]

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Trying to Make Sense of Manu Ginobili’s Testicular Injury

Manu Ginobili has endured plenty of injuries throughout his professional career including broken bones, sprained ankles, and countless muscle strains. Ginobili haphazardly throws his body around so often that former teammate Brent Barry dubbed him “El Contusione.” However the injury he sustained Wednesday against the Pelicans is easily the most cringe worthy on his laundry […]

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Making Sense of Joakim Noah’s Shoulder Injury

Bulls center Joakim Noah sprinted off the court Friday in clear agony after suffering his second shoulder injury of the season. As the game progressed confusion about the specifics of the injury had many people scratching their heads as they attempted to determine what it could mean for the Bulls and their energetic center’s future with […]

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