December 12, 2011 |
JOE PATERNO broke his pelvis Saturday night in a fall at home and was hospitalized yesterday morning, a source close to the Paterno family confirmed. Paterno will not need surgery and is expected to make a full recovery. However, Paterno will remain in the hospital while his pelvis is healing to continue his treatments for what his family has described as a treatable form of lung cancer. Paterno's injury was first reported by the Associated Press . Paterno, who turns 85 on Dec. 21, injured his pelvis when he was run into on the sideline by wide receiver Devon Smith during a preseason practice in August.
December 11, 2011 |
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno re-fractured his pelvis after falling at his home Saturday but was expected to make a full recovery, the family's lawyer confirmed through a firm spokesman on Sunday. Paterno was admitted to the hospital on Sunday and will not require surgery, according to the Associated Press, which initially broke the news of the injury on Sunday. Wick Sollers, who the Paternos retained last month in the wake of the scandal that led to the coach's firing, confirmed that the AP report was "accurate" through a spokesman from the law firm of King and Spalding.
December 12, 2011 |
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno refractured his pelvis after falling at his home Saturday but was expected to make a full recovery, the family's attorney confirmed on Sunday. Paterno was admitted to the hospital on Sunday and will not require surgery, according to the Associated Press, which initially broke the news of the injury on Sunday. Wick Sollers, who was retained last month by the Paternos, confirmed the report through a spokesman with the law firm of King & Spalding.
August 18, 2009 |
Philadelphia's dog lovers have a reason to smile. With perked ears and eager eyes, Miss Mickey, a 20-pound Australian cattle dog, can run, jump, and even catch a ball. It wasn't always that way. On March 13, the white and brown stray was following a family across Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia when she was hit by a car. She was saved by the quick actions of three police officers who rushed her to the Pennsylvania SPCA on Erie Avenue. Yesterday, Miss Mickey and her "foster parent" from the Australian Cattle Dog Rescue Association dropped by the Third District Police Station at 11th and Wharton Streets with a $150 donation to the city's Fallen Officers Fund on the dog's behalf.
July 6, 2012 |
The term "sports hernia" is terribly misleading, says Dr. William Meyers, a leader in the field whose practice is headquartered at the Navy Yard. Meyers says the term "core muscle injury" is much more correct. "A person can tear any of the many muscles in the pelvis," he said. "Sometimes the tears cause instability of the pubic joint and the pain continues. There is no bulge, and hernia repair does not generally correct the problems. " — Ed Barkowitz
June 28, 2003 |
The Minnesota Timberwolves took their first step toward finding a better mix of players to surround Kevin Garnett. The Milwaukee Bucks, meanwhile, made a move that shows they are serious about re-signing point guard Gary Payton. Minnesota acquired point guard Sam Cassell and center Ervin Johnson yesterday from Milwaukee in exchange for disappointing forward Joe Smith and guard Anthony Peeler. Though the Timberwolves lost in the opening playoff round for an NBA-record seventh straight year, Troy Hudson had an impressive series at the point against the Los Angeles Lakers.
November 22, 2000 |
Karen Burton-Lister's obstetrician went on vacation the day before she went into labor in October 1990. Two of his partners apparently weren't aware of her need for a Caesarean section birth, said attorneys Gustine J. Pelagatti and Alisa Marion yesterday. They should have checked the records, the lawyers said. Burton-Lister's daughter was born with brain damage. The mother sued. A jury has awarded Burton-Lister $2 million on behalf of her daughter, now 10. The panel deliberated about two hours before returning the verdict to Common Pleas Judge Mary D. Colins.
September 30, 2003 |
Jay Williams remembers the motorcycle crash as though it happened in slow motion, the red-and-black Yamaha R6 getting away from him and heading for a utility pole. Moments later, his body was contorted on the grassy curb of a Chicago street. He was face down from the waist up, with his mangled pelvis and left leg tilting grotesquely skyward. "I remember hearing the 'boom,' spinning around. Everybody was looking at me," Williams recalled yesterday in an interview with the Associated Press.
March 19, 1992 |
Some patients treated for shoulder or pelvic injuries by chiropractor Peter Leighton show their appreciation in a most unusual way. They give him a grateful lick on the nose. "That's probably the only way a dog or cat can say thank you," said Leighton, 45, a Rosemont resident whose chiropractic patients include animals. "They are nervous when they come in, but they are happy to walk out normal again. " Most of Leighton's patients are people, but occasionally he will manipulate the vertebrae of animals at his City Line Chiropractic Center in the Presidential Apartments in Philadelphia.
February 12, 2009 |
An 82-year-old Dominican nun was still recovering yesterday after a mugging last week that left her with five stitches over her right eye and a broken pelvis, Upper Darby police said. Investigators seek public help in bringing her attacker to justice. "We got nothing," said Michael Chitwood, superintendent of the Upper Darby Police Department. "We're reaching out to anyone who heard or saw anything. Because so far, it's a mystery. " The nun, dressed in her off-white habit, was walking through the parking lot of St. Alice's Church in Upper Darby at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 2 when she heard a teenager call out to her. As she turned to respond, the teen punched her in the face and knocked her to the ground.