Medial Apophysitis

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This condition, also known as Little League elbow, is an injury to the medial epicondyle growth plate. It causes pain in the elbow, and may cause swelling. This condition is most common in young baseball pitchers.

What is medial apophysitis?

This detailed video describes the condition of medial apophysitis, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. This condition can often be treated with proper rest and with a better throwing technique. But in some cases, surgery is needed. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.