Dr. Mark E. Pruzansky
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Southhampton Goalkeeper Artur Boruc Breaks His Hand

Dr Pruzansky | December 12, 2013

On 12/2/13 Premier League club Southampton Goal Keeper Artur Boruc broke a bone in his hand at Chelsea. These fractures generally heal with 3-5 weeks splinting before beginning physical therapy.

Soccer goalies are prone to hand and wrist injuries due to the requirements of their position. Hard falls to the ground while diving to block balls, and point-blank ball kicks to the hands are just two of the most common scenarios imparting major deforming forces to the goalie’s hand and wrist.