Posts by Abby Gordon

Abby Gordon is a Board-Certified Sports Physical Therapist at Seattle Children's Hospital. She was the Team Physical Therapist for the Seattle Storm from 2015 to 2022 and the Travel Coordinator and Equipment Manager for the Connecticut Sun from 2007 to 2010. After four seasons working as a team manager for the UConn Huskies Women's Basketball team, she graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2007 with a Bachelor's in Exercise Science and in 2014 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She writes about WNBA Injuries and Sports Medicine Issues in Women's Basketball for The Next.

The University of Washington Women's Basketball team stands in a line along the left side free throw line of the Alaska Airlines Arena facing the Washington State Women's Basketball aligned on the right side free throw line during the National Anthem being sung by a group of elementary school children on Jan 14, 2024 at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. The singers are visible on a large jumbotron screen above the basketball court.

Washington State wins Apple Cup over Washington

January 15, 2024

The Huskies struggled to find offensive rhythm against the Cougars

Butler Blue IV, the bulldog mascot at Butler University, wears a blue university sweater with a white B on the front. He is seated as the sole fan in the stands.

Butler Blue IV, Butler’s mascot, goes on injured list

November 12, 2023

Inside the canine’s ruff road to recovery

Stephanie Talbot (7) defends against Elena Delle Donne (11) in Seattle Storm at Washington Mystics, August 22, 2021. Photo: Domenic Allegra

Inside the Stephanie Talbot journey back to basketball: Part 4

August 29, 2023

‘I’m definitely stronger’

2023 WNBA All Star Game Logo on the Las Vegas JumboTron

WNBA missing from Elite Basketball Rehab Conference

July 14, 2023

Speakers and WNBA injury data both absent in sports medicine

Stephanie Talbot passes the ball in the Seattle Storm's 97-74 win over the Minnesota Lynx, May 6, 2022, at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Wash.

Inside the Stephanie Talbot journey back to basketball: Part 3

June 15, 2023

Talbot returns to running

Stephanie Talbot drives past a Minnesota Lynx Defender on May 5, 2022.

Inside the Stephanie Talbot journey back to basketball: Part 2

April 28, 2023

Nearly two months down, many more to go

Stephanie Talbot drives past a defender playing for the Adelaide Lightning

Inside the Stephanie Talbot journey back to basketball: Part 1

March 29, 2023

Part I: The beginning of a 9+ month journey