Martinez News-Gazette

Avoiding Youth Pitcher Injuries

Dr. Michael Michlitsch’s was recently interviewed for the Martinez News-Gazette on preventing injuries to youth baseball pitchers.

In the interview, he advocates that better education and restraint by coaches, parents, and players can reduce unnecessary shoulder and elbow injuries, such as pitcher’s elbow.

One in five youth pitchers face injury, primarily due to overthrowing and poor mechanics.

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