BROKEN ELBOWS: The Surgery
Injuries

BROKEN ELBOWS: The Surgery

This is the third of a six-part series on ulnar collateral ligament injuries and the corrective procedure known as Tommy John surgery. The fourth part, about measures to prevent UCL injuries, will run later in the week.  Problem  |  Causes  |  Surgery  |  Prevention  |  Biomechanics  |  Prognosis Given the powerful forces driving up the number … Continue reading

BROKEN ELBOWS: The Causes
Injuries

BROKEN ELBOWS: The Causes

This is the second of a six-part series on ulnar collateral ligament injuries and the corrective procedure known as Tommy John surgery. The third part, about the reconstructive surgery, will run Monday.  Problem  |  Causes  |  Surgery  |  Prevention  |  Biomechanics  |  Prognosis In the first segment of this series, we examined the surge of injuries … Continue reading

BROKEN ELBOWS: The Wreckage
Injuries

BROKEN ELBOWS: The Wreckage

This is the first of a six-part series on ulnar collateral ligament injuries and the corrective procedure known as Tommy John surgery. The second part, analyzing the causes of UCL injuries, will run later this week.  Problem  |  Causes  |  Surgery  |  Prevention  |  Biomechanics  |  Prognosis The Platonic ideal for Athlete would be Aroldis Chapman. … Continue reading