Throwing DM

Throwing Injuries of the Elbow

What are Common Injuries to the Elbow from Throwing?

Repetitive throwing places severe stress on the elbow joint. The throwing motion stretches the tendons and ligaments on the inner side of the elbow and compresses the structures on the outer side. These forces can damage tissue and bone, especially in young athletes whose bones have not fully matured.

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To learn more about the treatment options available for throwing injuries of the elbow, please request an appointment online or call 888-660-2663 to schedule a consultation with a Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists specialty-trained elbow doctor.

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