Newsday—May 23, 2015
Newsday reporter David Lennon reports on New York Mets' David Wright's recent lumbar spinal stenosis diagnosis.
According to Lennon, Wright, who first was sidelined by a hamstring strain, developed a lower-back issue during his rehab in Port St. Lucie that twice has put his recovery on hold. It wasn't until Saturday -- five weeks after he landed on the DL -- that the Mets revealed he is being treated for lumbar spinal stenosis, which the Hospital for Special Surgery's website describes as a "narrowing of the spinal canal or tunnel that houses the (nerves) that travel along the spinal column."
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