Boston Sports Doc Injury Blog

Dr. Christopher Geary, your source for info on the latest sports injuries with a bit of a Boston slant…

  Martellus Bennett, a.k.a. The Black Unicorn, a.k.a. Marty from the Imagination Station, was cut by the Packers earlier this week at least partly over the condition of his shoulder. Reports then surfaced that Bennett has a torn rotator cuff which might require surgery. Subsequent to this, Bennett was signed by the Patriots and passed …

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Today started with the Pats’ high-priced new cornerback missing his third consecutive game with some combination of ankle/concussion issues and ended with Chris Hogan being knocked out of the game with what is being announced as a right shoulder injury  Photo courtesy of BostonHerald.com The above picture is allegedly of Stephon Gilmore practicing.  I say …

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Now that we have some clarity about the Patriots’ star linebacker’s shoulder condition, what are the short- and long-term ramifications for this injury? Photo courtesy of BleacherReport.com The unfortunate news about Donta Hightower’s shoulder/chest injury has started to filter out – when it was announced on Wednesday that he was already ruled out for Sunday’s …

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While it may not be quite Shakespearean, Aaron Rodgers’ clavicle fracture is certainly a tragedy for the Packers and their fans. With the QB heading under the knife soon, it raises the question- why do some clavicle fractures require surgery while others heal on their own? As Aaron Rodgers came crashing to the turf on …

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