- May 10, 2016
Dr. Seth Gasser comments about Ben Bishop’s injury (Tampa Bay Lightning’s Goalie) after the Tampa Bay Lightning’s final game of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Tonight’s priority health, We are learning more now about Tampa Lightning Goalie, Ben Bishop’s mysterious injury, even though he would not admit to it. During the Stanley cup series, Bishop finally came clean after last night’s final game. He said he’s been playing with a torn groin all this time. A torn groin can result in putting too much stress on the muscles in your groin or thigh, and if those muscles are being used too forcefully or suddenly they can get overstretched or torn. Now, this kind of injury is common among athletes, especially among hockey players and what’s more torn groin. They’re usually very painful, which would explain why Ben Bishop had such a tough time during the Stanley cup. The more muscle injury or tendon damage you get in the groin, the more bleeding and swelling and the more pain you get. All right. Here’s some information on treating a torn groin. It means ice to reduce pain and swelling, compressing the injured muscle with a bandage or tape and taking anti-inflammatory painkillers.