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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Trout’s timeline for return unknown as he battles ‘rare condition’ in back | The Athletic

Frostad was asked why the significant optimism earlier this month of a quick return has now led to a condition – costovertebral dysfunction at T5 – where there’s more concern.

“This is a pretty rare condition that he has right now in his back,” Frostad said. “The doctor (Robert Watkins), who is one of the most well-known spine surgeons in the country, if not the world, doesn’t see a lot of these.

“And for it to happen in a baseball player, we just have to take into consideration what he puts himself through with hitting, swinging on a daily basis, just getting prepared. And then also playing in the outfield. … There’s so many things that can aggravate it. But this doctor hasn’t seen a lot of it.”

Burn it down. Burn it all down.

Hombre Brotani Posted: July 27, 2022 at 04:30 PM | 41 comment(s)
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