Category Archives: Baseball Injuries

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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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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UCL Injuries and Treatment

Surgical treatment of ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries is known as “Tommy John” reconstructive surgery, whereby a new UCL is recreated to replace the function of the injured one. The incidence of UCL injuries is rising, particularly in younger athletes. … Continue reading

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