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Elbow Position Does Not Predict Injury in Baseball Pitchers

Elbow position alone appeared to not affect injury rates and performance in college-level, male pitchers, says a new study.

Pitching Injuries: Risk Factors

If your child is a pitcher, he/she has about a fifty-fifty chance of experiencing pain in his/her elbow or shoulder during his/her baseball career. Not surprisingly, baseball has been the most widely studied youth sport in the United States, so that the risk factors for overuse injuries are well-established.

Tommy John Surgery: Most Able to Return to Mound

More than 8 out of 10 of high school and collegiate pitchers undergoing so-called Tommy John elbow reconstructive surgery are able to return to their pre-injury level of performance after 9 months to a year of rehabilitation, a 2011 study finds.
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