Pitcher throwing baseball

Although throwing a baseball may seem like a natural motion, the strenuous repetition of throwing can pose a serious threat to a player’s health. Any player on the field is at risk for an injury, but a pitcher is most susceptible to throwing injuries. With the right care pitchers can prolong their careers and throwing arm, but a serious injury could not only affect their playing time but also their long-term health. Here are the most common baseball throwing injuries an athlete may experience to help you recognize your injuries before they become worse.

Shoulder Instability

Throwing places high stress on the shoulder, specifically to the anatomy that keeps your shoulder stable. Shoulder instability occurs when the shoulder joint subluxates or dislocates from the shoulder socket. When your shoulder is loose