Category Archives: Tommy John

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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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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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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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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