Special Interest

Throwing Injuries In The Elbow

Evan Herold
American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgeons
Copyright 2000

With the start of the baseball season each spring, doctors frequently see an increase in elbow problems in young baseball players. A common elbow problem is Little Leaguer's Elbow. Little Leaguer's Elbow affects pitchers and other players who throw repetitively. This condition may cause pain on the inside of the elbow.

The elbow is the joint where the upper arm bone (humerus) meets the two bones of the lower arm (ulna and radius). (Full story)

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