The Wall Street Journal – Dr. Jonathan Glashow Comments: “Injury Deprives Mets of Their Most Productive Hitter”
The Mets placed first baseman Ike Davis on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a sprained left ankle and a bone bruise. The term "bone bruise" may sound particularly ominous to the Mets, who saw Carlos Beltran suffer bone bruises in his right knee in 2009. That injury kept Beltran out more than two months. But Dr. Jonathan Glashow, co-chief of sports medicine at Mount Sinai, said bone bruises in ankles are generally less troublesome. "It's not as ominous as a knee," Dr. Glashow said. "The Beltran bone bruise in the knee, that's a different animal." Learn more.