Category Archives: Elbow Injuries

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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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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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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