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Know your knee’s needs

Fall sports can wreak havoc on knees. Find out from sports medicine specialist Adam Yanke, MD, how to protect those knees and, if injured, ways to treat them so you can get back on your feet and on the field Upcoming Talk Knee Injuries: Maintenance and Repair Tuesday, Sept. 29, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Location: […]

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Year-round baseball leads to more youth injuries, study says

Being able to play baseball year-round puts young pitchers in the southern United States at increased risk for an overuse injury in their throwing arm, a new study finds. University of Florida researchers looked at college baseball players and found that those who play in the South are 5.5 percent more likely to suffer an […]

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Year-round baseball in the South could lead to more injuries, according to UF Health research

Baseball pitchers are prone to elbow injuries, but pitchers who live or play in the South are at even more risk, a new University of Florida Health study finds. Blame the weather. The warmer climate that draw tourists and retirees also allows for year-round ball, which can lead to throwing-arm overuse. The paper, which will […]

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A hip and trunk training program for athletes reduces ACL injuries

With the help of the Hockeyroos UWA researchers have developed a hip and trunk training program that could reduce the high rates of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in all levels of sport. Females are about five times more likely to suffer an ACL injury and more than half of these come from non-contact sidestepping […]

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Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers

Results of a survey presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting indicated caregivers were frequently unaware of safety guidelines recommended for young baseball pitchers. A majority of those reported compliance with pitch count as well as time off [requirements]; however, many of the other aspects of safe pitching guidelines were not followed […]

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