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Play Ball! How to Prevent Shoulder Injuries On and Off the Field

Posted by Allen Deutsch, M.D. on May 13, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Baseball season is here and offseason football practices are ongoing, so now is the time to be mindful of how you play on and off the field. The shoulder is such an extraordinary body part. For instance, the kind of torsion stress that throwing a ball puts on a shoulder can create a type of unique damage among athletes of all ages. Proper warm up and good mechanics can reduce the potential for injury, while taking appropriate action when injury does occur may help to minimize the extent of injury. 

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Topics: shoulder sports injury, sports medicine, shoulder injuries, preventing shoulder injuries in baseball, orthopedics

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