Explaining Chris Paul's right thumb avulsion fracture
Dr. Raj, DPT delves into injury details, return timeline, and some good news
Phoenix Suns point god Chris Paul injured his right thumb vs the Houston Rockets and has been diagnosed with an “avulsion fracture”.
An avulsion fracture means a muscle/tendon chipped off a piece of bone. Based on where he was immediately grabbing, this likely an avulsion fracture on the ulnar (inner) base of this thumb.