News tagged with pitchers

Tommy John Surgery a good solution for MLB pitchers

New data suggests ulnar collateral (UCL) reconstruction, better known as Tommy John Surgery, allows major league pitchers to return to the mound at high rates, and with a positive impact on some performance parameters. The ...

Mar 15, 2014
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Why are there so many youth baseball-throwing injuries?

After three years of research, a multicenter, national research study led by Beaumont orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Joseph Guettler, M.D., may have some answers as to why youth baseball ...

Jun 14, 2013
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The Medical Minute: Keeping the young pitcher healthy

Late childhood and early adolescence is a period of a tremendous development for the young elbow. During these years, several growth plates emerge and fuse in a coordinated fashion to assume the anatomy required ...

Apr 28, 2011
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