Pitchers with bilateral differences in total rotational motion at increased risk for elbow injuries

  • July 16, 2013

CHICAGO — Pitchers with bilateral differences of more than 5° in total rotational motion may have a increased risk for elbow injuries, according to a presentation at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.

“Clinicians need to be aware of this and plan a preventative and rehabilitation program that addresses these findings. This will prevent or treat elbow injuries in the overhead pitcher,” Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, stated in his presentation, here.

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