ESPN Staff Writer, Rich Cimini reports that New York Jets' quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is debating whether or not to undergo surgery this week to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb.
his case appears in the HSS publication Grand Rounds from HSS - Management of Complex Cases, Winter 2015 - Volume 5, Issue 3, Case 2 Case 2, presented by Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC, and Aaron Daluiski, MD describes a 18-year-old high school quarterback playing in his final game prior to starting his collegiate baseball career on a scholarship who was tackled in the open field.
Text claw might not be an official medical diagnosis, but many tech-savvy individuals have definitely felt the pangs of texting, typing, or web browsing. It’s the pain you get throughout your wrist and hands after constant use. Sometimes this can lead to tendonitis, which causes wrist pain, aching, numbness, and the loss of strength. It can actually make you very miserable, and small tasks may seem hard to complete. However, this should not be confused with carpal tunnel syndrome, although swelling from tendonitis can actually cause carpal tunnel.
It might not be an official medical diagnosis, but anyone who's spent enough time on a cell phone can likely attest to feelings of soreness and cramping in the fingers, wrist and forearm after too much tech use.
In one of the first epidemiological studies to examine results after flexor tendon repair, researchers found a 6% reoperation rate during an 8-year period and identified older patients and those with workers’ compensation as having a higher risk for reoperation.