Deficiencies in pitching biomechanics after SLAP repair

Do pitchers with a history of SLAP repair exhibit altered pitching biomechanics?

SLAP repairs and the subsequent rehabilitation are aimed at restoring normal anatomy, allowing tissues to heal and protecting from recidives – this may on the other hand also cause limitations in ROM that lead to altered pitching biomechanics. This study confirmed that pitchers with a history of SLAP repair exhibit less horizontal abduction and external rotation and a more upright trunk position. 


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