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2014-07-10 23:07:59

The common elbow surgery made famous by Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher, Tommy John, definitely does its job to return pitchers to the mound, but risks for having the surgery may be able to be recognized earlier in a player’s career, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today. The study was the largest cohort of MLB pitchers, to date, that have undergone UCL reconstruction. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July...

2014-06-16 12:26:37

Northwestern Medicine sports medicine expert offers injury prevention tips for throwing athletes CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer approaching, youth baseball and softball leagues are getting into full swing across the Chicago area. As these leagues become increasingly competitive, training and conditioning takes on even greater importance for young athletes. Northwestern Medicine(®) sports medicine specialist Sakina Kadakia, MD, offers her expertise on...

2014-06-11 23:02:00

Learn how to throw a slider, pitching mechanics in Pitch Harder’s revolutionary program now available online at http://pitchharder.publishpath.com. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Pitch Harder is introducing a new revolutionary approach to training pitchers. This program is comprised of exactly everything baseball players need to take their pitching velocity to the next level. No more wondering if this year will be their year to excel. Pitchharder focuses on exactly what every pitcher...

2014-05-22 08:30:00

ZURICH, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking Closed Loop Marketing and eDetailing solution provider, Pitcher [http://www.pitcher.com ], is proud to announce that it has been named a "Cool Vendor" in Life Sciences by world-leading research firm Gartner, Inc. This recognition follows hot on the heels of Pitcher's inclusion in Red Herring's Top 100 [http://www.pitcher.com/en/#post=3162 ] Europe list, we believe cementing the firm's reputation as one of the most innovative...

2014-05-20 08:26:38

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mojo Sports, makers of interactive sports and entertainment equipment, announced today that their flagship product, the Mojo Pitching Cage, is the "Official Pitching Cage of The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest" featured in the movie "The Million Dollar Arm" which opened nationwide in Theaters this past weekend. "The Million Dollar Arm" is based on a true story about a sports agent who sets out to find a successful cricket pitcher...

2014-05-19 23:12:42

Former minor league pitcher and Baseball Health Network founder has rehabilitated dozens of Tommy John Surgery patients back to healthy playing careers. Upper Saddle River, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Tommy John surgeries seem to be happening at an alarming rate in professional baseball, especially at the Major League level. But the problems start when pitchers are much younger. The Baseball Health Network has been founded by Steve Hayward, a one-time Boston Red Sox pitching prospect who...

2014-04-25 16:22:28

CHICAGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 20 percent of children ages 8-12 and 45 percent of 13-14 year-olds experience shoulder and elbow pain at some point during the baseball season. In fact, overuse complications are responsible for more than half of all sports injuries among middle and high school athletes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO These alarming statistics were the impetus for a new program offered...

2014-03-25 23:01:16

Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems and West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, explains the frequent occurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome among professional baseball players. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery spoke recently about why thoracic outlet syndrome is such a common occurrence among major league baseball players,...

2014-02-11 23:01:53

Disability insurance helps protect against the unexpected. Players should meet with their insurance agents to discuss their disability insurance options, now. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Now that spring training has arrived, teams can assess themselves as a whole to figure out why so many injuries are occurring. Pitching injuries have been particularly cruel this past year causing most MLB teams to have at least one pitcher on the disabled list. Tommy John surgery has been a...

2013-12-17 23:27:53

Writer Pat Jordan, in an exclusive for Sports On Earth, details how Hall of Fame pitcher and longtime friend Tom Seaver brings the same determination that he brought to the pitching mound to maintaining his vineyard and persevering in spite of health issues. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, considered perhaps the greatest right-handed pitcher of the modern era, is now bringing the same relentless determination to his career as a gentleman...


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2012-06-14 10:44:47

Symbol: SAAZG Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SAAZI Salvia azurea Michx. ex Lam. ssp. intermedia Epling   SAAZP Salvia azurea Michx. ex Lam. ssp. pitcheri (Torr. ex Benth.) Epling   SAPI3 Salvia pitcheri Torr. ex Benth. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, CO, CT, IL, KS, KY, LA, MI, MO, NE, NM, NY, OH, OK, TN, TX, UT,...

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2012-06-15 03:56:38

Symbol: MIPA6 Group: Dicot Family: Caryophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ARPA27 Arenaria patula Michx.   SAPA28 Sabulina patula (Michx.) Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MO, MS, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta...

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