Pediatric Pitching Injuries

Preventing Pitching Injuries

By |April 10th, 2013|

As the weather warms and the fields are prepared, another season of baseball is upon us.   I remember quite well how excited I was about the start of another little league season.  At that time, we had only one season… and no special camps, clinics, indoor leagues or travel teams.  Perhaps that’s why […]

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries

By |February 12th, 2012|

PRP and Elbow Ligament Injuries
The ulnar collateral ligament is located on the inner side of your elbow. It is the ligament that is under the most strain during the pitching motion. As a result of this, many throwers suffer from injuries to their ulnar ( or medial) collateral ligament as a results of overuse. […]

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    Pediatric Shoulder and Elbow Injury Prevention: Obeying Pitch Counts

Pediatric Shoulder and Elbow Injury Prevention: Obeying Pitch Counts

By |April 27th, 2011|

Spring will be here soon enough.  As the weather warms and parents, coaches and our often ill-prepared children head out onto the baseball field there are some tips to keep in mind to minimize the risk of childhood shoulder and elbow injuries.  
Pitching is NOT a very “safe” activity when it comes to children […]