Help For Elbow Injuries In Pitchers? A Prevention Program Offers Hope.

Help For Elbow Injuries In Pitchers? A Prevention Program Offers Hope.
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national youth football championships 1521569723 1025720144 Help For Elbow Injuries In Pitchers? A Prevention Program Offers Hope.By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Overuse injuries to the elbow are common in young baseball players, and prevention programs are needed to reduce injury risk
A recently published scientific study highlighted the potential benefit of a stretching program called the Yokohama Baseball-9, showing a significant reduction in elbow injuries for players who used the program compared to those who didn’t
The program has the potential to be a useful tool in reducing numbers of elbow injuries for young baseball players

I’m a big believer in prevention programs for sports injury risk reduction and this week we’ll discuss a program to reduce elbow injury risk in baseball…

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