Originally Posted by DumpJerry
This good news.
It's very good news. But it begs the question as to why the Sox didn't order these diagnostic tests a week earlier when it became obvious that Abreau was having significant problems. I'm no doctor, but armed with the knowledge that the cause of Jose's discomfort was inflammation and not structural damage, the Sox may have elected to treat the problem differently/aggressively (e.g. a few days off and corticosteroids) and perhaps avoided a two week stay on the DL. Seems like the Sox batted out of order here -- do the test first to determine the problem and then decide whether the treatment will require a trip to the DL.
Maybe someone with medical training can chime in.