Ah, the sleeper stretch. Pretty popular right now, huh, especially in baseball players? Seems like a ton of people are preaching the use of the sleeper stretch and why everyone needs to use it. It’s so popular now that physicians … Read more >
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Over the years, the idea of posterior capsular tightness and glenohumeral internal rotation deficit (GIRD) in baseball pitchers has grown in popularity despite not much evidence.
I routinely see baseball players ranging from kids to MLB pitchers that have been … Read more >
Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, or GIRD, continues to be one of the most polarizing topics in baseball sports medicine. It has become so popular that even athletes and the general public know about GIRD, often exhibiting fear and anxiety with … Read more >
There is no doubt that baseball pitchers and other overhead athletes get tight from throwing. We originally showed this in my study published in AJSM, pitchers had an immediate loss of shoulder internal rotation after 45 pitches on the mound… Read more >
As baseball and softball season approaches, I wanted to address a few things that I think could really help your performance. Today, we’ll discuss why you should be stretching before you throw, and more importantly, how to stretch before you … Read more >
Today’s guest post by Chris Beardsley is a review of a recent study looking at the changes in shoulder joint range-of-motion that baseball players experience over the course of a season. A timely post as the MLB season winds down.… Read more >
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