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Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery
Source: Healthday

The rotator cuff is a collection of tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder. It's common for athletes - for example, baseball pitchers - to injure this area.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons mentions symptoms that indicate surgery is needed:

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Program seen as effective for medial elbow injury prevention in baseball players
Source: Healio

Researchers identified 305 youth baseball players who did not have a history of elbow and shoulder pain. One hundred thirty-six players underwent the Yokohama Baseball-9 program, which included nine stretching and strengthening exercises, and 169 players were placed in the control group.

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