UK HealthCare

Kids and Baseball: Avoiding Shoulder Injury

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 28, 2009) -- Watching the Little League championships on television this week leaves little doubt that lots of practice can make a good pitcher better. However, it also can make changes in kids' shoulders -- for good and bad. In this video segment, Dr. Scott Mair, a UK HealthCare orthopaedic surgeon and associate professor of medicine at the UK College of Medicine, discusses his research, and UK football's head athletic trainer, James Madaleno, offers advice to parents of young athletes.