Dr. Christopher Ahmad was recently featured in a New York Post article discussing the alarming increase in injuries to Little Leaguers.
From the article...
Ahmad said he not only sees rotator cuff tendinitis and labrum tears in the shoulder with young patients, but severe ligament injuries in the elbow.
"It used to be pro players who needed Tommy John surgery," he said, referring to the gorundbreaking reconstructive procedure first performed on then-Dodger pitcher Tommy John, which invovles a tendon from another part of the body being grafted to the medial elbow. "Now, even high school players have the same injuries and want the surgery."
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