Medial elbow injury in young throwing athletes

Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2013 Jul 9;3(2):91-100. doi: 10.11138/mltj/2013.3.2.91. Print 2013 Apr.


This report reviews the anatomy, overhead throwing biomechanics, injury mechanism and incidence, physical examination and diagnosis, diagnostic imaging and conservative treatment of medial elbow injuries in young throwing athletes. Based on the information a clinical management decision-making algorithm is presented.

Keywords: elbow; injury; ligament; throwing.