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If A Gymnast with Elbow Pain Has These 3 Things, It's Time for a Checkup

There is no doubt that in the last decade, the rates of elbow injuries in young gymnasts has seemed to skyrocket. More than ever, overuse injuries like OCD (Osteochondritis Dessicans), stress fractures, and growth plate injuries like triceps…
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Understanding and Combatting the Elbow Injury Epidemic in Gymnastics (Part 3)

Over the last few weeks, I have been sharing some of my thoughts on elbow injuries in gymnastics. If you haven't read Part 1 (find it here) and Part 2 (find it here), I would be sure to check those out. Today, I'm going to close out the article…
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Understanding and Combatting the Elbow Injury Epidemic in Gymnastics (Part 2)

After publishing Part 1 of this article series last week, I was completely blown away to see the response it got. Along with making it's way around to thousands of people on social media, I also got quite a few emails asking questions about…
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Understanding and Combatting the Elbow Injury Epidemic In Gymnastics (Part 1)

Over the last few years of treating a large amount of gymnastics patients, elbow injuries have consistently ranked in the top five most common issues athletes come in with. A few of them have been more traumatic, accident based problems (fell…