Blisters can be a major issue among baseball pitchers resulting in significant loss of playing time. As blister injury trends continue to increase, coaches and medical professionals need to be aware of strategies to prevent and treat these injuries. Here are some current strategies in the prevention and treatment of blisters.
Pitching causes significant stress to the arm and body, and that stress can cause significant motion losses. Motion losses are regularly tied to shoulder and arm injuries. Here are 4 ways to regain motion in baseball pitchers.
Baseball is a pattern overload sport, meaning the same movements are replicated thousands of times throughout a season. Since baseball is a one-sided sport, this pattern overload has the tendency to create muscle imbalances, often leading to injury and decreasing overall performance. Here are a few common problems that baseball players encounter, with suggestions on how to correct them.
In Tommy John Surgery recovery, one of the most difficult aspects of the recovery is handling the pain, discomfort, and seemingly random changes in how one’s arm feels. As a pitcher gets to the final phase of his recovery – month eight and beyond – it becomes a constant battle of throttling up and down on how often to throw, how hard to throw, and how much pain and discomfort should be tolerated during throwing. Learn how to manage this in this article.