Testing The Twist

Rethinking Feet

Rethinking Feet

I’ve had a pet theory for years that, as Mars Blackmon tried to tell us, it’s gotta be the shoes. There has been a significant uptick in foot and ankle injuries – especially complex injuries like Lisfranc and Jones fractures – over the last twenties years. I believe that a confluence of bigger/stronger/faster athletes and […]

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Surgery: What To Do When Things Go Wrong

The Origins of Velocity, Part I

Recharging the Pitching Schedule

Readiness or Roles?

Compression Sleeve

Compression Sleeve

With proper planning, workload management, and the use of a certain compression sleeve with a sensor in it, this could also work in the long term, changing the game. “Bullpenning” is the hot new term in baseball right now. After two games of quick hooks for the starters, the playoffs have shown that a new […]

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Pitching Arm Care

Pitching Arm Care

Pitching arm care is recommended for most athletes. There’s no question that pitching injuries are up. From the major leagues to the little leagues, far too many pitchers are coming off the mound and into the waiting room due to overuse, poor mechanics, and a real lack of basic pitching arm care. This could be […]

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Pitch Count

Pitch Count

Of all the stats that came out of the sabermetric revolution of the 2000’s, it’s a bit surprising that the one that shows up in nearly every broadcast is one that really has nothing to do with advanced analytics. Instead, it’s pitch count that is ubiquitous, ticking up with an on-screen counter, right there by […]

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Arm Soreness

Throwing Biomechanics

Injury Prevention