Items Tagged ‘Mat McBriar’

February 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment

McBriar recuperating from surgery

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Punter Mat McBriar is expected to make a full recovery from surgery at the Mayo Clinic last week to remove a cyst in his left knee, which apparently led to the “drop foot” that caused him to end the season on injured reserve. “He’s lucky, and I’m lucky because this is what I’ve been interested […]

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Tags: cyst, Dr. Robert Spinner, drop foot, Mat McBriar


February 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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February 17, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Whitney Benedett with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu Woman’s […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, Dr. Robert Spinner, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Dr. Terry Schneekloth, Dr. Yonas E. Geda, Florida Times-Union, Fox News, Fox Sports Southwest, Huffington Post, Journal of Adolescent Health, Mat McBriar, Mayo Clinic in the News


February 13, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Cowboys’ McBriar has successful surgery

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Cowboys punter Mat McBriar underwent surgery Tuesday at the Mayo Clinic to remove an intraneural cyst below his left knee. The surgery was successful, according to a release from the Clinic, and should prevent the drop foot condition that caused McBriar to miss two games last season. “Mat’s surgery went extremely well,” said Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Cowboys, intraneural cyst, Mat McBriar, neurosurgeon, Robert Spinner


February 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Cowboys punter Mat McBriar undergoes successful surgery to remove cyst

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Cowboys punter Mat McBriar underwent successful surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Tuesday to remove an intraneural cyst in his left leg that had caused an ongoing problem in his plant foot throughout the second half of last season…”The intraneural cyst was causing Mat’s foot drop. The surgery to remove the cyst was […]

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Tags: Cowboys, intraneural cyst, Mat McBriar, neurosurgeon, Robert Spinner


February 8, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mat McBriar undergoes surgery on leg

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Cowboys punter Mat McBriar underwent surgery to dissolve a cyst below his left knee on Tuesday.  “Mat’s surgery was a success and they expect him to make a full recovery!!,” McBriar’s wife Erin posted on Twitter…After the season, McBriar was examined over a three-day period at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., where he was […]

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Tags: Cowboys, intraneural ganglion cyst, Mat McBriar


January 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mat McBriar to have surgery to dissolve cyst

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Mat McBriar will have surgery next week to dissolve a cyst below his left knee and the Cowboys punter anticipates being 100 percent this summer…McBriar was diagnosed with drop foot during the season believed to be caused by nerve damage, but after a three-day visit to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., last week he […]

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January 30, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Super Bowl dream coming true for former North Texas player, Patriots guard

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…Cowboys punter Mat McBriar is in Indianapolis, where he will moonlight as a reporter for ESPN Australia. Two days after the Super Bowl, McBriar will undergo surgery on his injured left foot, which has nerve damage. McBriar said he spent two days at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., last week, where his injury finally […]

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