Posts in Exercise
  Klay Thompson’s ACL Injury

Yet Another Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury took place in the NBA when Golden State Warriors’ Shooting Guard, Klay Thompson landed awkwardly after going up for a layup during the 2019 NBA Finals. At 29 years old, Thompson is slightly on the older end of the mean age of the group analzed in the previous study. According to the study, a player’s performance did not significantly decline upon return to play.  However, in the first season back from ACL injury it is common to see a drop in overall performance, but in the season following, players usually return to their pre-injury levels.

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Kevin Durant Injury Update

Will Kevin Durant be the same player when returning from rupturing his Achilles Tendon? Will he be on the court next year? These are all questions basketball fans are asking after Kevin Durant’s injury on Monday, June 10th during Game 5 of the NBA Finals. With a tear as severe as this, it is typically managed surgically in order to return to a high level of play. There are multiple different options for surgical techniques, and he went to the best in the business, the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

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