Dissecting how pitching affects the glenohumeral joint

Dissecting how pitching affects the glenohumeral joint

A new study has tackled the subtle, but no less important topic of baseball pitching stressors on the glenohumeral joint. According to the study authors, “Long-term pitching activity changes the stress distribution across the glenohumeral joint surface; however, the influence of competitive level on stress-distribution patterns remains unclear.”

Source: Orthopedics This Week

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