Brent Mollon, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Elbow Problems in the Throwing Athlete

The Problem Overhead throwing athletes place extraordinary demands on their elbow to generate and withstand substantial forces on a repetitive basis. Although the ‘throwing athlete’ encompasses many sports, it has been best studied in baseball pitchers. Professional pitchers place enormous valgus force across their elbow, generating torques as high as 64 N/m and angular velocities…

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