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August
2018
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Wrist Injury For Mike Trout May Spell Trouble For Angels And Fantasy Owners Alike

Forbes featured a bylined article by HSS sports medicine surgeon Joshua S. Dines, MD, about Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout's wrist injury.

Dr. Dines, who did not treat Trout, explained that the two common causes of wrist pain in baseball players.

"One is during the follow-through when swinging the bat, with the momentum of the bat on the back end of the swing torquing the wrist in a sometimes-unnatural position…. The second cause is from sliding into a base and jamming the wrist on the bag or the ground," wrote Dr. Dines.

To treat wrist inflammation, Dr. Dines recommended icing, anti-inflammatories and steroid injections.

Read the full article at forbes.com.