The Mechanics of Throwing a Baseball: Implications for Long Tossing

Mechanics of Throwing a Baseball Implications for Rehab Sports Physical Therapy Performance Enhancement

Short flat ground throws   VS.    Long toss throws

Which throw causes more stress at your shoulder and elbow?  What should you be using in the later phases of your rehab?  Have you returned to baseball and still have pain?  Read this quick, one page document from the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) for some new insight into the forces sustained at the shoulder and elbow in two common types of warming up, and rehab drills for baseball.

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