Author Archives: Dr Kuremsky

Advice and Practical Tips for Overhead Throwing Athletes

As summer is upon us, I thought it might be helpful to review some advice and practical tips for our overhead throwing athletes. It’s an excellent idea to follow age-specific guidelines and limits on both innings pitched and number of … Continue reading

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Free Educational Seminar on Tommy John Injuries in Baseball

Please Join Dr. Marshall Kuremsky and Alan Tomczykowski, DPT for a Free Educational Seminar on Tommy John Injuries in Baseball: Prevention, Patterns, Research, & Treatment. February 2, 2019 9:00AM-12:00PM Registration at 8:45AM Space is limited, please RSVP by January 30, … Continue reading

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Shoulder Pain In Baseball Players

Shoulder pain is a very common complaint in baseball players, for both pitchers and position players all too regularly. Fortunately, the vast majority of these can be treated without surgery, and just require proper evaluation by a sports medicine physician … Continue reading

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Pitch Counts – They’re Important

One of the most important ways in which to keep our young athletes healthy, when they’re involved in baseball for most or all of the year, is by pitch counts. Perhaps it would be more appropriate to call them pitch … Continue reading

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Platelet Rich Plasma Procedure for Treating Elbow and Knee Injuries

PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, is a procedure that involves taking a small sample of blood from a patient, processing the blood to target a specific density, and injecting that blood back into the patient at the site of an injury. … Continue reading

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Arm Injuries In Children, Adolescents, and Teenagers

Growth plates are the centers of growth and the location of lots of injuries in children, adolescents, and teenagers, with fractures of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow being very common. The growth plate is the weak spot on the … Continue reading

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Proper Rest and Cross Training Prevent Arm Injuries and Need for Tommy John UCL Reconstruction

How can I rest my throwing arm when there is never any off-season? In high school and college we have our respective school teams. After those Spring seasons…there is travel ball. Then Fall ball. And Showcases. Of course, there’s AAU … Continue reading

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The Art of Sports Medicine

Most of us have heard of the phrase – “The art of medicine”. That refers to the unique interaction between a physician and their patient, taking into account all of the particular and individual nuances that make up one patient’s … Continue reading

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When To Consider Tommy John UCL Surgery

One of the most interesting yet challenging aspects of taking care of baseball players are discussions regarding injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament. This condition, which is extremely common, causes medial or inner elbow pain in overhead athletes. It can … Continue reading

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Dr. Kuremsky Co-Authors Article in Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

An article entitled “Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of radiographic classification of acromioclavicular joint dislocations” was recently published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, co-authored by Dr. Kuremsky and five colleagues. The article describes a study involving 200 patients … Continue reading

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