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Researchers Highlight Shoulder and Elbow Injury Possibility in Youth Players Speed, Height, and Pitching for Multiple Teams Increases Risk

Las Vegas, NV – Pitching speed, player’s height, and pitching for multiple teams may correlate with a history of shoulder and elbow injuries, according to new research released today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. “Our findings indicate that a 10 inch increase in height is associated with a 20% increase in [...]

By | April 14th, 2015|Research|0 Comments

Alarming Increase in Youth Shoulder and Elbow Injuries: Athletic Trainers and Physicians Create Prevention Program

CHICAGO, IL, March 28, 2015 – Alarmed by the rising number of young athletes with shoulder and elbow overuse injuries, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and sports medicine physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) are recommending schools and travel teams implement prevention programs for athletes at risk. MOR physicians, who are team doctors [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments