It’s official: Kevin Durant suffered a ruptured Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. He had surgery to repair his Achilles on Thursday, and posted an Instagram from his hospital bed after the procedure. Continue reading Kevin Durant Had Surgery to Repair Ruptured Achilles
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Kevin Durant Suffers Achilles Injury During Game 5 of NBA Finals
Kevin Durant suffered an Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. He will undergo an MRI on Tuesday. Continue reading Kevin Durant Suffers Achilles Injury During Game 5 of NBA Finals
Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis Helped Off Court With Apparent Knee Injury
Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis was removed from Tuesday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks with an apparent injury to his left knee.
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The Mad Dash to Get Injured Superathletes Like Steph Curry Back on the Court
LAST SUNDAY, BASKETBALL fans everywhere gasped as Steph Curry slipped in a pool of sweat during a routine jog down the court and fell awkwardly to the floor clutching his right knee. As he motioned for help to get up and hobbled around the court, the Golden State Warriors’ record-breaking season suddenly seemed in jeopardy.
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NEW TREATMENT LETS PARALYZED PATIENTS MOVE THEIR LEGS
Researchers at UCLA have done something they didn’t think was possible: without the use of surgery, they helped people with severe paralysis voluntarily move their legs — something that’s never been accomplished before. While it may be years before this new approach could be widely used, the researchers now think patients with severe spinal cord injuries may be able to recover multiple body functions, which could greatly improve their quality of life. The research was published yesterday in the Journal of Neurotrauma.
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