Throwing Injuries of the Elbow

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Throwing Injuries of the Elbow

Throwing overhand again and again puts a lot of stress on your elbow. It can lead to injury. Young athletes, in particular, are at risk. Some play sports all year without learning how to throw properly. And, their bones are still growing. Let's look at how the elbow can be damaged.

What are throwing injuries of the elbow?

This detailed video describes throwing injuries of the elbow, including soft tissue injuries, bone injuries, nerve injuries, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment depends on your particular injury and your needs. In many cases, a throwing injury can be treated without surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a care plan that is right for your needs.