A grant from Major League Baseball allows Michigan Medicine orthopaedic sports medicine researchers to examine throw counts in youth baseball players to prevent adolescent throwing arm injuries.
Year-round pitching can lead to devastating injuries for baseball players. A Michigan Medicine orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon and researcher explains why research on the subject is valuable to athletes of any sport.
The use of an internationally banned substance can end a pro athlete’s career. But this doesn’t mean that, when safely administered, all banned compounds lack medical merit.