How Do I Best Protect My Pitcher From a Tommy John Type Injury?

How Do I Best Protect My Pitcher From a Tommy John Type Injury?

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How Do I Best Protect My Pitcher From a Tommy John Type Injury?

How Do I Best Protect My Pitcher From a Tommy John Type Injury? 21. First begin with strengthening your shoulder blade muscles since that is the foundation of the arm. Rhomboids and middle trapezius are the most important.

2. Begin throwing slowly with 50-60 throws at 75% velocity for two weeks at three times per week.

3. Strengthen wrist flexors with wrist curls, three times a week. use a light weight, two to three pound max, for up to 100-150 repetitions.

4. Work your arms eccentrically, taxing the braking systems. Lie face down and work on prone external rotation.

 

If you’re wondering what this injury is, here is a little more info on a Tommy John injury.

Contact your throwing therapist at OSI for more info!

– Mike

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Mike Ripley

Mike Ripley

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