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  1. Why the Medical Community Doesn't Understand How to Decrease Risk of Injury to Pitchers

    A few weeks ago I came across an article discussing the newest policy statement on youth baseball released by the American Academy of Pediatric’s Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. This statement is being shared with pediatricians across the country proposing new recommendations to help promote “safe participation” in youth baseball (and softball). As I was reading some of the proposals from the Council my immediate reaction was that they truly have no clue how to prevent baseball pitchers from getting injured. With all the brilliant medical minds that are sure to be on the Council, nobody understood the actual nature of why so many athletes are getting injured. Continue reading →

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