Injury risk comes with pitching early

MINOCQUA - Many kids want to become all-star athletes when they grow up.

That's why many of them work hard at a young age to perform well, but for young baseball pitchers, that hard work could lead an increased injury risk.

"What we see in rehab from a pitching standpoint from young kids is if they start throwing curveballs and junk, if you will, too early in their careers, that can put an excessive amount of wear and tear on their young arms that could be detrimental down the line," says physical therapist Bart Hebert.

Full story: WJFW

Add new comment

Please refrain from adding URLs to unrelated or commercial websites. This site is moderated and comments with inappropriate links are rejected. Thank you for your understanding.

No profane language is allowed! Posts that contain profanity will not be published.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
1 + 9 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.