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