Pitching Elbow Pain Webinar Series
About 2 months ago I ran a Live, paid webinar series on Pitching Elbow Pain: “How to Prevent Elbow Injury, relieve your pitching elbow pain, unlock your true potential, and dominate the game of baseball pitching.” This Live series was exclusive for Brent Pourciau and his 3X Pitching followers. Brent is a great guy with […]
Should Baseball Pitchers Lift Overhead Press?
I’m an evidence guy. Before I make a decision about sports training and rehabilitation I like to see scientific evidence on paper, which proves something. Lastly, I’ll rely on my own, and others experiences in the clinic and training facility. Surprisingly, this topic isn’t easy to write about as there is no evidence that […]
SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior-Posterior) Protocol for Athletes
You’re probably reading this post because you’ve had a SLAP tear, or know someone who’s had a SLAP tear. What is a SLAP tear anyway? A SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior-Posterior) lesion is a tear in the superior portion of the labrum of the shoulder. Picture your shoulder joint; it’s a ball and socket joint, specifically […]
The Mechanics of Throwing a Baseball: Implications for Long Tossing
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) […]
Injury Prevention Guidelines for Young Baseball Pitchers
In the recent past the sport of baseball has become, and will probably continue to be a year round activity with such events as showcases, fall ball and summer workouts. Activity and training of this magnitude and scope (the same type of training over, and over and over again) increases the chance for significant shoulder […]
Static Core Strength No More!
When is the last time you saw an overhead athlete maintain a static position to perform their sport movement?!? Can’t think of any? Think harder…….still nothing? That’s because no athlete EVER, since the beginning of time has maintained a static or non-moving body during their sport movement. OK, what am I trying to get at? […]
Briefing on Shoulder Anatomy by Dr Chris McKenzie
Check out this brief description of shoulder anatomy for overhead athletes and let me know if you want to know more. Keep an eye out for the elbow. [video_text] [h2]Shoulder Anatomy video[/h2] By Dr Chris McKenzie [/video_text]