June 4, 2015

Epidemic Of High School Pitching Injuries



In an ASMI biomechanical study of more than 500 high school pitchers, Dr. Glenn Fleisig and his team determined the pitchers with higher pitch counts and the higher number of pitches during the season where the ones with the elbow and shoulder pain.

Jeffrey R. Dugas, M.D. treats all types of orthopedic sports injuries, including injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee. He also performs total joint replacement surgery of the shoulder and knee. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and the sub-specialty of sports medicine.

For more information, or to request an appointment with Dr. Dugas, contact Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center at (205) 939-3699 and request to speak with Dr. Dugas' appointment scheduler.