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Baseball-related Shoulder Injuries
Baseball-related shoulder injuries can include shoulder tendonitis, a torn rotator cuff, a labral or “SLAP” tear or even a broken humerus (upper arm). Common ways to injure your shoulder include throwing a baseball too hard and sliding head first into a base.
Baseball-related Shoulder Injuries: What You Need to Know
- Children and teenagers may be especially vulnerable to baseball-related shoulder injuries. Young pitchers should be coached to avoid throwing too much or too often.
- Treatment for baseball-related shoulder injuries may range from rest and ice to surgery, depending on the type and severity of the injury.
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