Items Tagged ‘Jason Werth’

April 13, 2010

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

By Mystery User

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 […]

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Tags: Erin Turner, Jason Werth, Richard Berger, wrist pain

October 29, 2009

Paul Christian: Phillies’ star owes career to Mayo Clinic doctor

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Ever try playing golf with a wrist so painful that it hurt like crazy even at the slightest movement?  Or the same with hockey or bowling. Tennis anyone?  Jayson Werth plays baseball for a living and his left wrist became so painful that he seriously thought about retiring…   One day Werth went to get […]

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Tags: Jason Werth, Orthopedics, wrist injury

October 26, 2009

Jayson Werth’s breakout year with Phillies carries into post-season

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

With his long, scraggly blonde hair, scruffy face and slender frame, Jayson Werth looks more like a surfer than a power hitter…   Before he came to the Phillies, Werth’s career was in jeopardy because of a unique wrist injury. He spent a few months during the summer of ’06 wondering if he’d ever play […]

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Tags: Jason Werth, Orthopedics

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