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Combatting Elbow OCD Injuries in Gymnasts

Many gymnasts deal with an injury known as elbow OCD, or osteochondritis dessicans. This repetitive overuse injury to the cartilage of the elbow joint is sadly becoming much more prevalent in young gymnasts, causing many months of missed practice…
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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…