The interval throwing program is an important part of the rehabilitation process following surgery or injury. However, there are key components of the program that must be examined before implementing. Starting a throwing program without proper guidance or supervision can cause serious injury or re-injury due to its involvedness. This article identifies those components and how they can be detrimental to adolescent or mature throwers if not addressed properly.
About Steven Labate
Steven Labate is a Certified Athletic Trainer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania currently working at Tri-State Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. In 2012, he graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training and in 2014 obtained his Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from South Dakota State University. Throughout his career he has worked with athletes and non-athletes of all ages, levels and sports. Steven specializes in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of shoulder, elbow and knee injuries with an emphasis in overhead athletes, primarily baseball pitchers.