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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: A Case Study

In August of 2015,Brandon D., a 15 year old left handed pitcher, came to a Rocket Launchers Training Camp all the way from Queens, NY . According to his father, Brandon had already seen 4 different orthopedists for recurring, debilitating left biceps pain. He had struggled with it for over a year and had been shut down from throwing for 6 weeks on two separate occasions. Per his report, after throwing 1-2 innings, he would notice a distinct loss of velocity, and he would experience gnawing,...

Poor Deceleration Can Tear Your Labrum and Your UCL

When I graduated from high school, I can honestly say that I probably hadn't completely read more than 30 books in my entire lifetime. And the only thing that got me even close to that number was the phase I went through in the 6th and 7th grade when I read every baseball biography and every volume of the Encyclopedia Brown series in our school library. The reason I didn't read much? Nothing interested me. But now things are very different. Call me a nerd if you want, but now I...

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