Don’t let a throwing injury throw you out of the game

Throwing is a complex motion that requires a stable foundation starting with the legs and rotation of the pelvis. The shoulder has to be stable to produce power, and the outer head of the bicep is key in stabilizing the head of your upper arm bone.

“It’s difficult to predict who will have problems,” says Dr. Mark Fulcher, director of hand and upper extremity surgery at Augusta University Orthopedics.

Find out more about preventing throwing injuries in this post from the Your Health Today blog.

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