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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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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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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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