Upper extremity physeal injury in young baseball pitchers.

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Adolescent baseball players, especially pitchers, are at increased risk for shoulder and elbow injuries as their level of competition increases. The intersection of the adolescent growth spurt with the high levels of elbow valgus and shoulder rotational torques placed upon the arm during overhand pitching predisposes the shoulder and elbow to physeal… (More)
DOI: 10.3810/psm.2014.09.2081

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