Red Sox won’t bring back chief therapist

The Red Sox will not bring head physical therapist Mike Reinold back for 2013, although he could serve as a consultant.

He had been with the team since 2006 in assorted roles and was the head athletic trainer from 2010-2011. He also was the assistant director of medical services when that title existed.

Reinold is considered one of the best in his field. But the Red Sox have had a remarkable run of injuries in recent years. Reinold also had what at times seemed like undue influence on determining when injured players could return to the lineup.

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