San Jose Earthquakes Defender Steven Beitashour Undergoes Sports Hernia ProcedureFebruary 14, 2013 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - San Jose Earthquakes
The San Jose native had surgery to repair a sports hernia in November of 2012. He joined the U.S. Men's National Team for training camp on Jan. 7, but returned to San Jose due to complications related to his sports hernia. Thursday's procedure was performed by Dr. Bill Hutchinson and removed scar tissue while repairing an entrapped nerve.
Beitashour started 33 of San Jose's 34 regular season games in 2012. The AT&T MLS All-Star selection had six assists last season and has 13 during his three-year career with the Earthquakes.
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