herniation herniation

Definition(s):

  • (n) rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes

News

  • Zetterberg out two weeks with herniated disc

    Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg is expected to miss at least two weeks of action due to a herniated disc in his back. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said doctors are recommending rest and medication to bring the herniation down. Zetterberg leads the Red Wings with 30 points through 28 games. His 11 goals are second on the club, while his 19 ...
    on December 3, 2013     Source: WWTI Watertown

Quotes

  1. "It's similar to a herniation," Holland said. "It's nothing significant, but the doctors feel he should take seven to 10 days of rest, and the hope is the inflammation goes down. Then we're slowly going to bring him back. We estimate he'll be...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Ken Holland Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. "I was able to get extension down and away," Eaton said. "The [slight disk herniation] is going to be there, but I was able to get loose and stay loose."
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Adam Eaton Source: MLB.com

  3. "I'm going out there, but I just can't play in it right now," Redick said. "It's just a matter of how much stronger I can get my back now. The MRI I had [last Thursday] showed that the herniation is getting smaller. I'll have another MRI to...
    on Jul 12, 2006 By: JJ Redick Source: ESPN

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