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Keep Youth Baseball Players Safe on the Field
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SUNDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Youth baseball season will soon begin, and parents and coaches need to know how to prevent player injuries, a medical expert says.
Shoulder and elbow injuries are the most common and are typically due to overuse, said Dr. Tony Wanich, an attending surgeon in the orthopedic surgery department at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City.
Appropriate conditioning and training, along with following safe guidelines for play, are the best ways to prevent injury.
Wanich offered the following tips:
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SOURCE: Montefiore Medical Center, news release
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