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Knees (INACTIVE)

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  • Wilson Betemit goes on DL with cartilage tear and bone bruise in his right wrist

    Wilson Betemit goes on DL with cartilage tear and bone bruise in his right wrist
    The Orioles have placed infielder Wilson Betemit on the 15-day disabled list after an MRI taken before Thursday's game showed a small cartilage tear in his right wrist and a deep bone bruise. First baseman Joe Mahoney was called up from Triple-A...
  • Ravens notebook: Birk plans to play in opener vs. Steelers

    Ravens notebook: Birk plans to play in opener vs. Steelers
    Ravens center Matt Birk expects to start against the Pittsburgh Steelers, barring any setbacks. Birk had surgery on his left knee Aug. 3, which has sidelined him for the first three preseason games. The six-time Pro Bowl player returned to practice...
  • Hairston talks about Baltimore County schools' successes

    Baltimore County schools Superintendent Joe A. Hairston formally announced Friday that he will leave his post this June, saying he has a record of success. Speaking at a news conference, Hairston pointed to improved academic achievement of African-...
  • Paralympic swimmer sets sights on gold

    Paralympic swimmer sets sights on gold
    For 30 minutes they swim together, two strangers lapping the pool in adjacent lanes at the Merritt Athletic Club in Towson. Finally, the older woman climbs out and slumps on the deck, in awe of the teenager still plugging away. "She just keeps going,...
  • For McCrary, football took a painful toll

    His knees ache with pain so intense that he says he is unable to stand for more than a few minutes. "I look silly at cocktail parties. I'm the only one sitting down," said former Ravens defensive end Michael Mc- Crary.He is 36 years old. He has taken...
  • 'We won't see another Johnny Unitas'

    Mourners said goodbye to John Unitas yesterday, evoking memories of a steely, Hall of Fame quarterback and a tender father who stayed close to his coal-shoveling roots. Cardinal William H. Keeler said he found "sanctity" in the man who threw footballs as...
  • Knee replacement can be reasonable option even for older adults

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 72 years old and need a knee replacement. Is this safe at my age? Will I be able to do the same activities after I've recovered from surgery? ANSWER: If you're otherwise in good health, knee replacement surgery can be a reasonable...
  • Lehigh Valley Arthritis Walk helps kids like Taylor keep moving

     
    After nearly two years of unusual stiffness and pain, 12-year-old Taylor de Castro of Upper Saucon Township was diagnosed with oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), which causes pain and swelling and affects joints such as knees, ankles,...
  • Lakeview Teen Knows Arthritis is Not Just For Old People

    Lakeview Teen  Knows Arthritis is Not Just For Old People
    Eighteen year-old Lakeview High School Senior Alex King realized around her freshman year that she was a pretty darn good athlete. Three years later, she is a track all-star and has her sights set on grabbing a state title. For everyone who knew her...
  • Weighing the pros and cons of cortisone shots

     Weighing the pros and cons of cortisone shots
    Q: I'm in my late 70s and have been getting four cortisone shots a year for the past several years for arthritis in my knee. They really help with the pain, but I've heard that, long-term, there could be bad side effects. Should I be worried? A:...
  • A wake-up call following knee replacement

    A wake-up call following knee replacement
    As I begin this column, it is Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 22. I have been alive 20,873 days, if my math is correct, and I hope to add to the tally. But the knees I was born with will not be joining me for the rest of the trip. The clock ticks. The surgeon...
  • Blake Griffin says he's nearly 100% after knee surgery [Video]

    When Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury July 11, he acknowledged that he was "a little bit" worried that it was serious. He had sustained torn cartilage in his left knee, the same knee that prevented him from playing his rookie year and hobbled him...