ADVANCING THE GAME OF BASEBALL
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In this article, I will be breaking down the results of 8 baseball teams ranging from 13u to 18u which we had the pleasure of working with this off-season at Champion Physical Therapy and Performance. I will provide examples and how to’s of several exercises as well! See how this baseball program increased power, strength, and performance while improving all their data and testing numbers!
Superior labral tears, anterior to posterior (SLAP) tears are a common reason for anterior shoulder pain in baseball players. These types of injuries can cause significant pain in the late cocking phase. While these types of injuries can be asymptomatic in many baseball players, certain variants of lesions can be very different in that some are stable, while others are unstable. Because of the variety, these types of injuries can be very difficult to not only to play through, but diagnose and examine as a clinician.
Relief pitchers have a difficult job, and it can be tough to get them warmed up properly to enter a game. Clear communication is key so that players can enter a game ready to not only pitch their best, but also reduce the risk of injury. In this article, learn the best terminology and clear communication strategies that pitching coaches should use with their players.
When it comes to your adductors, or groin muscles, stretching is one of the most common go-to interventions to keep you from straining or pulling your groin. Stretching is one of the tools we use, but how do we strengthen your groin and adductor muscles? This article will breakdown additional ways to help you strengthen and keep your adductors healthy.
“Batter’s shoulder,” or posterior shoulder instability, is experienced with repetitive posterior shoulder stress which occurs specifically with baseball batting. Often, swinging and missing as well as reaching for an outside pitch can cause this posterior trauma. The article explains the mechanism behind the injury, the normal guide of treating the pathology, and putting shoulder instability of baseball player’s in perspective.
Baseball players frequently make 5 major mistakes during baseball season. They stop working out, and they have poor sleep and nutrition habits. These problems are compounded by poor time management skills. Here are some easy solutions to manage your time wisely and improve performance to maximize your season!
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