For Patients – Elbow
Young baseball pitchers and other players who throw a high volume of balls are vulnerable to this painful overuse injury affecting the elbow joint. We have the tips you need to make sure your baseball athlete is playing safely.
As sports grow in popularity and more young athletes focus on a single sport, we are seeing an increase in overuse injuries like Little Leaguer’s elbow. We explain the treatment options for this painful condition.
Our summer season heralds the start of sunny afternoons filled with baseball on backlots and school fields. At Summit, it also marks an increase in the number of young patients complaining of elbow pain. We explain how too much throwing can cause the overuse elbow problem known as Little Leaguer’s elbow.