Sports Hernia

THE KANSAS CITY STAR - Chiefs' Reid Say Eric Fisher's Sports Hernia Surgery 'Went Well'

The Kansas City Star

Written by Herbie Teope

Chiefs left tackle Eric Fisher’s visit to Philadelphia last week for a core muscle injury has a little more detail.

Coach Andy Reid revealed Monday that Fisher underwent surgery for a sports hernia and that the procedure “went well.”

As for when Fisher will be back in action...

Tendon Injury Known as Sports Hernia was Once a Career-Ender

Benton A. Emblom, M.D.

Athletes continue to become more serious about their sports earlier in life, and those athletes remaining serious about their sports continues on for longer than ever before. Sports medicine physicians face the challenge of diagnosing and treating athletes faster and more efficiently as well. The stakes may be the fate of an entire college team, the future of a high school standout, or the sheer joy of a middle-aged competitor.