Items Tagged ‘wrist pain’

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

November 12, 2009

Surgeon separates Phillies player from his pain

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

A few years ago, Phillies right fielder Jayson Werth thought he had hit the end of his career. Chronic wrist pain had sidelined him from playing baseball with his then-team, the Los Angeles Dodgers – until a surgeon at the Mayo Clinic diagnosed the root of his problem and corrected it with arthroscopic surgery that […]

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Tags: Orthopedics, torn ligament, wrist pain

October 21, 2009

Virtual Video Games, Real Pain

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Deniz Ince loves playing football and baseball video games on his Wii video game console, and says he would swing, pitch and throw with the controller for up to two hours a day when he didn’t have school.   But he soon noticed an unwelcome side effect – wrist pain. And one day, the 11-year-old, […]

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Tags: Orthopedics, wrist pain

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