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Mike Tanner

Dr. Tanner has treated patients with orthopedic injuries for over 10 years as a board certified specialist and physical therapist. He is currently pursuing a PhD, educating physical therapy students and conducting research. Dr. Tanner enjoys being outside, spending time with wife and children, and rooting for the Dodgers. Send injury questions to @DrMikeTanner on Twitter.

Dr. Mike Tanner
Doctor of Physical Therapy
@DrMikeTanner

Dynasty BaseballInjury Report

Acuna’s signaled the “safe” to the ump after trying to beat out an infield single. Then disaster struck. His left cleat caught and his left knee awkwardly bent as depicted below: Here’s the good news. When an athlete tears their ACL there is almost a universal reaction, not 100% percent

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Clayton Kershaw The biceps tendonitis that led to Kershaw’s DL placement has nothing to do with this article. In fact, I believe the Dodgers are using the DL to give him a breather. Such an injury would usually warrant rest, not a clean MRI & resuming throwing the next day

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Dismissed from the Doctor’s office – Players I am giving up on Danny Salazar The first report of problems came in February when it was divulged that Salazar experienced shoulder pain in January. He has progressed as planned through a throwing program but has only increased his pitch-count to 20

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Victor Robles – Non-Throwing Elbow Injury The video of Robles injury is hard to watch for some. For now, all we know is that he suffered a subluxation (popped out then popped back in) to his left, non-throwing elbow. He didn’t suffer a fracture, but that’s not always good news:

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Greg Bird Bird is out with the same injury that cost him much of the 2017 season. Last year, Bird underwent surgery on July 17th to remove a bone spur on the same foot (in the same location, near what is called the tarsal tunnel).  The good news is that

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Corey Seager Corey Seager’s elbow condition seems to have gone relatively unnoticed. But in late February, Dave Roberts gave us some very troubling insight into the injury that should have been more concerning. As first reported by Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register, Roberts said that Seager is still

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2018 Dynasty Baseball Rankings2018 Dynasty Basketball Rankings

It’s been a slow off-season. Like, a really slow off-season. With the hot stove frigid, fantasy baseball players haven’t had many ways to quench their thirst, unless they’ve thrown themselves head-first into football, basketball, or hockey. January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively

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2018 Dynasty Baseball Rankings2018 Dynasty Basketball Rankings

It’s been a slow off-season. Like, a really slow off-season. With the hot stove frigid, fantasy baseball players haven’t had many ways to quench their thirst, unless they’ve thrown themselves head-first into football, basketball, or hockey. January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively

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2018 Dynasty Baseball Rankings2018 Dynasty Basketball Rankings

It’s been a slow off-season. Like, a really slow off-season. With the hot stove frigid, fantasy baseball players haven’t had many ways to quench their thirst, unless they’ve thrown themselves head-first into football, basketball, or hockey. January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively

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2018 Dynasty Baseball Rankings2018 Dynasty Basketball Rankings

It’s been a slow off-season. Like, a really slow off-season. With the hot stove frigid, fantasy baseball players haven’t had many ways to quench their thirst, unless they’ve thrown themselves head-first into football, basketball, or hockey. January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively

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