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The outcomes were better than those in previously published reports on reconstruction of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), also known as Tommy John surgery, in this age group and may be attributed to technique-specific factors, according to the study authors.
He has said he's been told he will need Tommy John surgery at some point to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing arm.
DISCUSSION Gamekeeper's thumb is a common injury and is used to describe an acute or chronic injury of the ulnar collateral ligament of the first metacarpophalangeal joint.
Kreiner set the American record in May 2007 before suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament, which required "Tommy John" surgery last July.
LaRoche optioned Dodgers third baseman Andy LaRoche was activated from the 15-day disabled list and officially optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas, where he had been on a minor-league rehabilitation assignment after undergoing surgery in March for a turn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb.
Since throwing a pitch is not a natural arm motion, over-pitching can result in a torn ulnar collateral ligament.
The England captain saw a hand specialist in Manchester yesterday, and was diagnosedwith a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb, ruling him out until early April.
Robinson saw a hand specialist in Manchester yesterday, and the diagnosis was a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb.