Florida Panthers goalie James Reimer has suffered a groin strain and is expected to miss at least two weeks. This means he likely only suffered a Grade 1 groin strain. Rest, NSAIDs & physical therapy. Typically, 2-4 weeks RTP. According to TFD’s Thomas Protopapas, DPT: Groin insinuates proximal adductor. Would cause pain with lateral movements and higher speed forward skating. Rehab involves modalities for pain modulation and tissue healing, basic stretching and strengthening, and improving active mobility. These can lead to sports hernias if not addressed correctly
T.J. Oshie undergoes surgery for broken clavicle-Dr. Patel
T.J. Oshie of the Washington Capitals underwent surgery for a broken clavicle sustained on Thursday’s Game 4 loss after being shoved from behind into the boards. The surgery was likely placement of a plate and screws to stabilize the broken bone.
For hockey players, return to play is generally about 8-10 weeks. This unfortunately leaves him out for the remainder of the playoffs, which is a major blow for the Capitals.
Shea Weber recovering from knee surgery
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber will miss time after undergoing knee surgery in June. He had a meniscus repair. This can take 6-8 months to RTP. Watch below our 3D animation to learn more about meniscus repair surgery:
Devils goalie Cory Schneider undergoes hip surgery-Dr. Parekh
New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider underwent surgery to repair cartilage in his left hip. RTP should be 6-9 months. Cartilage damage in the hip often takes longer to heal.