Originally Posted by TheSixthHokage
Sakura is bound for a power-up, she is meant to surpass Tsunade and become the best kunoichi, it's obvious. She is beyond useful as a medic-nin however and her taijutsu is a very effective distraction. She makes most of the Rookie 9 and Konoha 11 look useless in comparison though, no one can be compared to Naruto and Sasuke, they are already kage-level..
I was really hoping her medical ninjutsu would be better developed by this point. When she healed Kankuro, I thought damn, she is going to basically going to develop right along side Naruto and Sasuke. But it seems as if she's fallen behind in the writing somewhat. Here's hoping she does
receive a power up in the near future.