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Collegiate Baseball Pitchers Needed for a Study Analyzing Pitching Mechanics from Different Pitching Distances 

Collegiate Baseball Pitchers Needed for a Study Analyzing Pitching Mechanics from Different Pitching Distances 

The American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) is a non-profit organization, working to improve the understanding, prevention, and treatment of sports-related injuries. ASMI is located on the campus of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham.

Sports Hernias – All Hernias Are Not Created Equal

Dr. Benton A. Emblom 
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Sports Hernias – All Hernias Are Not Created Equal

When it comes to athletic injuries, the mind turns to broken bones and torn tendons. Yet one of the more common injuries I see in my practice as an orthopedic sports surgeon is sports hernias. But the name misleads many an athlete. The true name of a sports hernia should be core muscle injury or athletic pubalgia.