Saturday, April 13, 2013

Greinke's Recovery Likely Deleyed by Docs' Choices

A medical team's decision to insert a rod into the left clavicle of Dodgers hurler Zach Greinke may, in all probability, add days, weeks, maybe even a month or more to his recovery time.

Greinke's collar bone was broken in San Diego Thursday after he hit Padres batter Carlos Quentin with a pitch and Quentin charged the mound, igniting a brawl.

Commonly in years past such injuries were treated by simply immobilizing the fracture with a constrictive noninvasive appliance and waiting for the bone to heal naturally. 

The medical community more often than not makes the incorrect assumption that more is better.  Sometimes less is more.

What does a surgeon do?  He cuts.  He doesn't wait for nature to take it's course.

In this case a surgical procedure arguably triggers ancillary slashing of tendons, sinew, bone and flesh, all of which takes time to heal.
Dr. David Geier, an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist based in Charleston, S.C., is among those who tend to defend the practice.

"We used to treat clavicle fractures always without surgery. We've gotten a little more aggressive the last five years putting pins or screws in it," Dr. Geier told The Daily News of Los Angeles.

"Typically it's about a three-month process for the bone to solidly heal, but a non-contact athlete can probably go back sooner."

"...Batting can be very tricky for a while," Geier said. "If he's in the American League, you don't have to expose him to that, but you have to swing with that shoulder. That could make it a problem, too."


Unknown said...

Cảm ơn khách hàng đã tin tưởng sử dụng thiet ke web tron goi của đơn MAINISAN quý khách sẽ được thiết kế web trọn gói theo yêu cầu, khi tìm trên Google của bạn sẽ là mẫu  thiết kế web chuyên nghiệp giá rẻ, chúng tối chuyên thiết kế website theo mẫu đến khi hoàn thiện.
Bước đầu thiết kế web tại Blog thiết kế web bạn nên chọn đơn vị thiết kế website có giao diện mobi, hệ quản trị đơn giản dễ sử dụng.Chúng tôi không cạnh tranh về giá chỉ cạnh tranh về chất lượng, tuy nhiên MAINISAN.COM cũng thường xuyên có khuyến mãi giảm giá khi thiết kế web trọn gói để đáp ứng nhu cầu quý khách.

write my essay said...

The online writing companies are support to the students to get supportive writing papers and online tips also. The excellent writers are applicable to the all types of writing papers at online. General way of writing is possible to all papers.

Unknown said...

I like the post format as you create user engagement in the complete article. It seems round up of all published posts. Thanks for gauging the informative posts.
cara menggugurkan kandungan
cara untuk menggugurkan bayi

Tangki Fiber said...

Definitely believe that which you said. Your favorite reason appeared to be on the web the easiest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I definitely get irked while people think about worries that they just do not know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top and also defined out the whole thing without having side effect , people could take a signal. Will likely be back to get more. Thanks
Tangki Panel
Tangki Fiberglass
Jual Septic Tank
Tangki Kimia
Jual Talang Fiber
Jual Rotameter
jual mesin ro
Jual Botol Plastik Agro

Jual Botol Plastik Murah

cara menggugurkan hamil said...

now present in your city