3 years ago

Editorial Commentary: Pitching a New Curve: Identifying the Etiology of Nontraumatic Throwing Injuries

Loss of shoulder motion, especially to flexion and external rotation, may increase the risk of nontraumatic shoulder and elbow injuries in elite pitchers. However, the etiology of these injuries is likely mulitifactorial, and before we direct our therapists to abandon sleeper stretches in favor of flexion and external rotation exercises, further research is needed to keep pitchers off the disabled list and on the mound.

Publisher URL: www.sciencedirect.com/science

DOI: S0749806317305868

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