Cartilage Damage Explained

cartilage damage explained

Cartilage Damage Explained Cartilage damage can occur for a variety of reasons in different joints in the body. This article will explore how cartilage damage develops and how it can be treated.   What Causes Cartilage Damage? Cartilage is connective tissue found in the major joints of the body—shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle. […]

What Is Elbow Arthroscopy?

Elbow arthroscopy procedure

What Is Elbow Arthroscopy? Elbow arthroscopy is an innovative procedure that can treat a variety of conditions that affect the elbow. This article will help you understand what the procedure entails and which conditions it is often used to treat. What does elbow arthroscopy involve? Sometimes, the elbow joint can develop problems from overuse or […]

Guidelines to Avoiding Pitcher’s Arm in Youth Athletes


Playing sports in middle school or high school can have so many positive benefits. There’s the physical benefits of being an athlete, but then there are all of the character-building values that come with being on a team: boosting self-esteem, learning how to be a team player, handling losses while being a good sport, the […]

How to Spot Signs and Symptoms of Pitching Injuries


Of all the players on a baseball field, pitchers tend to be more susceptible to upper body injuries. The immense pressure of the repetitive throwing motion can wreak havoc on their elbows and shoulders. And as competition increases it’s no surprise that pitching injuries are on the rise—as pitchers are throwing harder, faster, and younger […]

Common Baseball Injuries: How to Prevent and Treat Them


Baseball is America’s pastime, but it’s also the cause of a rising number of elbow and shoulder injuries in children and youths. Each year, thousands of kids seek medical attention for pain incurred on the baseball diamond. If your child participates in this popular summertime sport, you want to know how to keep them safe. […]