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Rubio’s Knee Is Back, But The Victories Are Not

Ricky Rubio’s knee is finally back to normal. So is his sizzle. The behind-the-back passes and uncanny defensive instincts that made him a rookie sensation last year have largely returned as Rubio has made his way back from a torn ACL in his left knee.

03/07/2013

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Adrian Peterson Has Sports Hernia Surgery

Minnesota Vikings running back and NFL MVP Adrian Peterson had surgery for a sports hernia on Thursday.

02/07/2013

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‘Successful Surgery’ Performed On Kevin Love’s Broken Hand

These days, Timberwolves news is virtually all injury related, as the team announced that Kevin Love underwent successful surgery on Tuesday morning to repair his broken right hand.

01/15/2013

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Hand Surgery Sidelines Kevin Love For 8-10 Weeks

For the second time this year, the Minnesota Timberwolves will be without star forward Kevin Love for an extended period of time due to injury.

01/09/2013

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Dayton To Undergo Spinal Surgery At Mayo Clinic

Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton will undergo spinal surgery next week at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dayton’s office announced Friday that the operation is being done to relieve a constriction in the governor’s lower back, known as stenosis.

12/21/2012

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Homeless Chihuahua Gets Life-Saving Surgery, Ready For Adoption

Seymor, a Chihuahua mix, was found huddled on the door step of a home that was not his.

12/12/2012

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Ricky Rubio Cleared For Full-Contact Practice

Ricky Rubio has been cleared to be back at Timberwolves’ practice in full-contact fashion.

11/28/2012

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Simple Measures Cut Infections Caught In Hospitals

Preventing surgery-linked infections is a major concern for hospitals and it turns out some simple measures can make a big difference.

11/28/2012

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Como Zoo Polar Bear Recoups After Surgery

Como Zoo’s 23-year-old female polar bear, Berlin, has made a strong recovery after undergoing major surgery at the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Medical Center.

11/09/2012

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Love Injured Hand Doing Knuckle Pushups, Won’t Need Surgery

Good news and bad news for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. The good news? He won’t need surgery. The bad news — he’ll still be out for about six to eight weeks.

10/18/2012

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Innovative Hip Surgery Speeds Up Recovery

The Twin Cities area is now part of an elite group in the field of hip replacement surgery.

09/27/2012

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Rubio Says He’s On Track But Won’t Rush Return

Ricky Rubio says he hopes to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves sometime in December but insists he’s “not going to rush it” to be sure he’s ready.

09/27/2012

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Vikes’ Peterson Progressing But ‘Just Not There Yet’

Adrian Peterson says he is still working his way back toward feeling normal after left knee surgery.

06/20/2012

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Bomb Squad At Surgery For Man Impaled By Firework

A Linwood Township man who shot himself in the chest with an unexploded firework over the Memorial Day weekend is still listed in critical condition at a St. Paul hospital.

05/30/2012

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Wolves’ Pekovic Has Ankle Surgery In New York

Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle on Tuesday.

05/15/2012

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