Fortuitous tweet, ballplayer's story put an end to wrist pain

Posted on April 13th, 2010 by

Erin Turner has always been a big Yankees fan, but now she says she has made room in her heart for the Phillies, too. Last year, Turner, 28, who lives in Arlington, Va., was contemplating a third wrist operation, this time to fuse the weak joint in an effort to reduce her pain…

 

In a last-ditch effort — after doctor appointments, medical tests, cortisone shots and unsuccessful surgery — Werth consulted with Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon Richard Berger, who was recommended by a family friend.

 

USA Today by Mary Brophy Marcus, 4/12/2010

Tags: Celebrity Patients, Erin Turner, Jason Werth, Orthopedics, Richard Berger, wrist pain

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