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Lats can be a baseball player’s best friend as well as their worst enemy at times. The lats are an expansive muscle group originating in the low back and ending up at the humerus and sometimes also attaching to the scapula. When the lats are given free reign without control from opposing musculature, gross extension patterns in player’s lumbar spines may begin to show up.
This can then lead to players letting their coaches know of nagging arm and back pain. With the three exercises below players can regain control of certain opposition muscles such as the serratus anterior, the internal oblique, and the transversus abdominis to help restore balance to a player’s system.
Baseball players reporting arm pain is often a daily occurrence. While pain is most commonly reported in the elbow and shoulder, the actual cause of pain usually stems from poor movement of the shoulder blade. Here are four exercises to improve shoulder blade movement and eliminate arm pain.
A recent report in AJSM has shown the baseball pitchers lose pitching velocity and lower body power over the course of a game.