Shoulder1.com: Great Information, Real Community, Better Living.
 Register
 Login
 Main Page
 Shoulder News
Feature Story
Shoulder Technology
Real Life Recoveries
 Education Center
Conditions
Procedures
 Shoulder  Hero™
Dr. Evan Flatow:
Innovating Shoulder Surgery
About Heroes
 Join the Discussion in  Our Forums
 Community
Shoulder1 Forums
Patient Stories
Shoulder Journals
 Reference
Ask an Expert
FAQ's
Locate a Doctor
Reference Library
Anatomy
Video Library
 Bookmark Us
 
advertisement
Search the Body1 Network
March 04, 2021  
SHOULDER NEWS: Feature Story

  • Print this Article
  • Email this Article
  • Links/Reprints
  • Wood's MRI Comes Back Negative

    Wood's MRI Comes Back Negative


    August 21, 2001

    By Sheila Dwyer, Shoulder1 Staff

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood has been on the disabled list since August 4th with tendonitis in his shoulder. Though results of an MRI taken on August 20th revealed no serious damage to the joint, Wood is expected to be benched until September 1st.

    Team doctors insisted on an MRI for Wood because the pitcher felt constant discomfort in his shoulder. They wanted to make sure Wood’s shoulder had not sustained structural damage. “He had soreness one day in the front,” said Cubs manager Don Baylor. “The following day it was in the back. That was a red flag.”

    The team looks forward to having Wood back in the game in early September. “We’ll give [his shoulder] a chance to really get strong. He’ll do his workout exercises. That’s our target date,” Baylor said. “It’s been a roller coaster ride ever since his departure from the rotation. It’s been a juggling act.”

    Wood was the National League’s Rookie of the Year in 1998. He missed the 1999 season, however, due to elbow ligament replacement surgery. So far this season, he has racked up 10 wins and 6 losses with a 3.50 ERA.

    Reference:
    www.yahoo.com

    Photo courtesy of www.mlb.com

    Last updated: 21-Aug-01

    Comments

  • Add Comment
  •    
    Interact on Shoulder1

    Discuss this topic with others.
     
    Feature Archives

    Protein Appears to Protect Against Bone Loss in Arthritis

    Risk Factors Identified for Little League Shoulder

    Orthopedic outcomes affected by activity level

    Understanding the Full Impact of Treatments is Important for Patients with Rotator Cuff Injury

    Joint Replacement Surgery Could Become A Thing Of The Past With New Theory On Genesis Of Osteoarthritis

    Next 5 Features ...

    More Features ...
       
     
    Related Multimedia

    Interview with Dr. Andrews

    Shockwave Lithography for Tendonitis - Interview with Dr. Andrews

    Interview with Dr. Andrews

    More Features ...
     
    Related Content
    Shoulder Injury Forces Watters To Break Streak

    Panthers lose starting QB

    Said it Once Before but it Bears Repeating

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    More Features ...
     
    Home About Us Press Jobs Advertise With Us Contact Us
    advertisement
    © 2021 Body1 All rights reserved.
    Disclaimer: The information provided within this website is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of the Owners and Sponsors of this site. By using this site you agree to indemnify, and hold the Owners and Sponsors harmless, from any disputes arising from content posted here-in.