Injury Prevention

Lower the Pitcher's Mound? Not So Fast


Thanks to reporter, Ray Glier, for writing this article about the great research and work being done by our research & education partner, the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI). The story published online Tuesday, February 12.

Written by Ray Glier

When you pay to see a baseball game, you’re paying for action. Or at least you were. Baseball fans love the crack of the bat, the acrobatic catches, the bang-bang plays at first base and slide-and-tag plays at second.

The Champion Within on NBC

The NBC series, “The Champion Within" features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson of Golf Channel’s "Morning Drive," "The Champion Within" introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports.

Overuse Injury Epidemic: How We're Failing Today's Youth

Written by Greg Bach 

Years ago, a father from Minnesota brought his 12-year-old son with an achy elbow down to the famed Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala., to be examined by renowned surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Dugas.

The youngster was pushing 6-feet and firing fastballs in the low 80s; and his dad was happily reciting how many no-hitters his son had already thrown and savoring all the strikeouts he had recorded.