Majority of parents unaware of safe pitching practices

A new study presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that 53 percent of the parents/caregivers of youth baseball pitchers are unaware of safe pitching practices designed to prevent overuse injuries — common tears or damage, most often to the elbow or shoulder — which can cause pain, lost play time and, if not treated appropriately, arthritis, deformity and disability. —> Read More