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Little League Elbow

Pitcher.Little league elbow is an injury to the growth plate on the inside of the elbow caused by:

  • Repeated overhead throwing with improper mechanics
  • Lack of muscle strength and endurance
  • Throwing breaking pitches too early
  • Pitching too much
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What Causes Little League Elbow?

How Do I Treat Little League Elbow?

What Is the Long-Term Outcome?

Can Little League Elbow Be Prevented?

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Last Updated: 04/2012