Injuries

Stem cell injections are among ways to treat dreaded “hammy” tears, which can be very painful and long lingering. (Courtesy photo)

Stone: There’s hope in healing dreaded hamstring injuries

The dreaded “hammy” is the tearing of the muscle or tendon fibers…

 

Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

There’s been no shortage of madness this March

Get your Boss Buttons ready, day-jobbers … It’s that thrilling time of…

 

Jerry Richardson is on his way out, but the NFL would do well to better police its owners’ behavior. (David T. Foster, III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

NFL hastens its inevitable decline

Opportunity cost: “The loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one…

 

If you’re involved in a vehicle crash that is not your fault, you may not be able to recoup damages if you do not have vehicle insurance. (Courtesy photo)

Fault won’t override uninsured vehicle crashes

This week’s question comes from Zach L. from the Castro: Q: “I…

If you’re involved in a vehicle crash that is not your fault, you may not be able to recoup damages if you do not have vehicle insurance. (Courtesy photo)

Five shootings in SF since Thursday night mark a violent several days

Gun shots were fired Friday night in the Bayview, said police. No…

Two injured during separate robberies in SF since Wednesday night

A 53-year-old man was knocked unconscious and robbed in the Tenderloin late…

San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of a preseason game in Santa Clara, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Here’s to Bowman, Hayne, health

There was significant acreage, if he wanted, for one of his mad…

San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of a preseason game in Santa Clara, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
The shoulder can be susceptible to a variety of injuries because of its wide range of motion. For severe injuries, like a torn rotator cuff, arthroscopic surgery can repair the damage.

When to worry about shoulder pain

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body and because…

The shoulder can be susceptible to a variety of injuries because of its wide range of motion. For severe injuries, like a torn rotator cuff, arthroscopic surgery can repair the damage.
Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers  during a news conference at Warriors headquarters in Oakland, Calif., Monday, July 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Warriors’ health is more than luck

Oakland — Warriors general manager Bob Myers won’t take any credit for…

Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers  during a news conference at Warriors headquarters in Oakland, Calif., Monday, July 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

One person injured in vehicle vs. bicycle crash

One person was hurt in a vehicle vs. bicycle crash Tuesday night,…

Scott Kane/ap file photoMichael Crabtree says his past injuries are not affecting his recent performance.

49ers WR Michael Crabtree says health not an issue

Michael Crabtree has had two operations on his left foot since 2009…

Scott Kane/ap file photoMichael Crabtree says his past injuries are not affecting his recent performance.
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24 people arrested for public intoxication at Bay to Breakers

At least 24 people were arrested for public intoxication and nearly 11…

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Boston mayor recovering after broken-leg surgery

Mayor Thomas Menino was recovering and resting comfortably after surgery on Saturday…

AP Photo/Josh Reynolds
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No more headbanging for mortal Slayer frontman

Unsurprisingly, a new study has concluded that thrashing your skull in time…

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Morneau 'hopeful' he'll be fully healthy in 2012

Justin Morneau's latest recovery is "right on schedule" for him to start…

Ex-NFL star champions Maine concussion bill

Saying the days of winning one for the Gipper are over, Pro…

AP IMPACT: Meth fills hospitals with burn patients

A crude new method of making methamphetamine poses a risk even to…

AP IMPACT: Meth fills hospitals with burn patients

A crude new method of making methamphetamine poses a risk even to…

Local hospitals seeing drop in gun violence

Gun-related injuries and deaths have declined drastically, saving taxpayers nearly half a…

Pace of traffic collisions slows

Fatalities and injuries from traffic collisions are down sharply this year in…