The Hip: Preservation, Replacement and Revision

Throwing Injuries


- See:

      - Throwing Elbow: 
              - MCL of elbow:
              - Diff Dx Pediatric Throwing Elbow
      - Throwing Shoulder:

Throwing Guidelines:
    - 8-10 year olds: 37 to 67 pitches in approximately 1.5 to 2.5 games per week.
    - 11-12 year olds: 50 to 86 pitches in approximately 1.5 to 2.5 games per week.
    - 13-14 year olds: 60 to 92 pitches in approximately 1.5 to 2.5 games per week.
    - 15-16 year olds: 75 to 107 pitches in approximately 1.5 to 2.5 games per week;
    - 17-18 year olds: 90 to 122 pitches in approximately 1.5 to 2.5 games per week.



Risk of Serious Injury for Young Baseball Pitchers A 10-Year Prospective Study



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 1:44 pm