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Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin out with concussion/facial trauma-Dr. Morse

Jesse Morse M.D.

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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin has a concussion, broken nose, facial laceration and broken/missing teeth. Out minimum 7-10 with concussion. According to studies, of the 529 instances of concussion for which information on time loss was recorded, 69% (363/529) missed up to 10 days of unrestricted competition, whereas 31% (166/529) missed more than 10 days because of their concussion. The percentage of instances of concussion that resulted in more than 10 days of time loss ranged from 19% to 43% per season. Watch below our 3D animation on concussions:

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Dr. Morse is a Sports and Family Medicine Physician originally from Worcester, Massachusetts, and currently living in Tampa, Florida. He grew up watching Wade Boggs, Pedro Martinez, and Larry Bird dominate the Boston sports scene before Tom Brady and David Ortiz came to town. In 2017-18 currently Dr. Morse serves on the medical staffs of the Philadelphia Phillies/Threshers, the Toronto/Dunedin Blue Jays, and the University of South Florida. In addition to practicing full spectrum family medicine, he specializes in joint injections, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and concussion management as a non-surgical orthopedist. Dr. Morse enjoys staying up-to-date on all the latest injuries in sports, playing fantasy baseball and football, as well as DFS.

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NHL Injuries

T.J. Oshie undergoes surgery for broken clavicle-Dr. Patel

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T.J. Oshie of the Washington Capitals underwent surgery for a broken clavicle sustained on Thursday’s Game 4 loss after being shoved from behind into the boards. The surgery was likely placement of a plate and screws to stabilize the broken bone.

 

For hockey players, return to play is generally about 8-10 weeks. This unfortunately leaves him out for the remainder of the playoffs, which is a major blow for the Capitals.

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Shea Weber recovering from knee surgery

Selene Parekh, M.D.

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Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber will miss time after undergoing  knee surgery in June. He had a meniscus repair. This can take 6-8 months to RTP. Watch below our 3D animation to learn more about meniscus repair surgery:

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Devils goalie Cory Schneider undergoes hip surgery-Dr. Parekh

Selene Parekh, M.D.

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New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider underwent surgery to repair cartilage in his left hip. RTP should be 6-9 months. Cartilage damage in the hip often takes longer to heal.

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