Articles for Tag: "baseball"

These types of injuries are on the rise among children 
These types of injuries are on the rise among children
Learn how year-round competitive sports and early specialization impact growing bones and joints.
IHSA proposes new rules to protect athletes 
IHSA proposes new rules to protect athletes
The limitations are aimed at pitchers to avoid throwing-related injuries. An orthopedic surgeon weighs in.
Blog: Advice for youth pitchers working toward a no-hitter  Featured
Blog: Advice for youth pitchers working toward a no-hitter
Youth pitchers striving for glory should heed these tips to avoid shoulder and elbow injuries.
Spike in ‘Tommy John’ surgeries among young baseballers  Featured
Spike in ‘Tommy John’ surgeries among young baseballers
The pitching-related elbow surgeries have tripled in recent years, and almost all the growth occurred in 17- to 20-year-olds.
What we can learn from Lou Brock’s leg amputation 
What we can learn from Lou Brock’s leg amputation
A diabetes-related infection caused the Hall of Famer to lose his limb, reminding others about the importance of foot care.
Tommy John surgeries increasing for young athletes 
Tommy John surgeries increasing for young athletes
Find out what’s causing the uptick and how kids can keep their elbows healthy.
Female athletes are at increased risk for injuries  Featured
Female athletes are at increased risk for injuries
Girls playing high school sports are more prone to overuse injuries than boys.