Sacramento Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein exited last Thursday night’s Kings’ game late in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics in Mexico City due to a hand or finger injury. Cauley-Stein was originally thought to have suffered a simple laceration to his hand. However, surgeons with similar expertise to hand surgeons Dr. Mark E. Pruzansky and Dr. Jason S. Pruzansky […]
Ryan Fitzpatrick says he’s ready to take on the Texans after waiting only a week after surgery to repair a ligament tear in his non-throwing thumb. Jets coach Todd Bowles says Fitzpatrick fully participated in practice last Thursday after sitting out from team drills earlier in the week. Fitzpatrick will continue wearing a protective glove, which he […]
For the second game in a row, 76er’s star player Nerlens Noel sat out due to a wrist injury. According to sources, he has noticeable bruising on his right wrist and hand. The Sixers say that he suffered the basketball injury when he fell during their recent loss against the Cavaliers. Noel was able to participate in practice […]
New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick underwent thumb ligament surgery on Friday, November 13th. He will likely play splinted and taped or casted for 5 weeks or more. Recovery is generally complete with rehabilitation. As it’s his left, non-throwing hand, he is scheduled to play against the Texans November 22nd.
New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick’s thumb metacarpal phalangeal joint ligament surgery has been moved up to 11/13, because delay generally leads to greater surgery, stiffness, and weakness. Within a few weeks of injury the torn ligament shortens, necessitating the use of a tendon graft from the forearm to reconstruct the irreparable original ligament. Playing with […]