elbow injuries in the throwing athlete

Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Overhand throwing places extremely high stresses on the elbow, which can lead to serious overuse injury. Overuse injuries develop when an athletic movement is repeated during play and when these periods of play are so frequent that the body does not have enough time to rest and heal. Although throwing injuries in the elbow most […]

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Little League Elbow

Pitch about Little Leaguer’s Elbow

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Baseball is one of the most popular sports in the United States, with an estimated 8.6 million children ages 6 to 17 participating annually in organized and recreational baseball. With the start of the spring baseball season, doctors see an increase in elbow problems in young baseball players, medial apophysitis, “Little Leaguer’s elbow.”

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