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

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