Most youth baseball organizations today limit pitch counts or require days of rest after a young pitcher’s stint on the mound — or both. Medical research has shown that these rules are a safe way to protect the arms of these young players.
Whether it’s an elbow, shoulder, hip, knee or ankle, a painful tendon is a troublesome condition that can affect just about anyone. You are probably familiar with an inflamed tendon being called tendinitis, but have you ever heard of tendinosis?
Overuse injuries are one of the most common causes of injuries in pediatric and adolescent athletes. Up to half of all injuries seen in pediatric sports medicine are related to overuse.
Read about this innovative technique to address muscle and joint pain. Doctors use platelet-rich plasma or dextrose injections to create inflammation that, in turn, stimulates natural restoration of damaged joints and tissues.
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While many of us associate torn rotator cuffs with baseball, people older than age 45 are increasingly at risk for this injury.