Management of Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Injury in Throwers

A presentation by Dr. David Altchek


David W. Altchek, MD

David W. Altchek, MD

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Co-Chief, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

In this video presentation, Dr. David Altchek, co-chief of the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, discusses the management of ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries occurring in baseball players as a result of the stress that repeated throwing motions apply to the shoulder and elbow. This talk was presented at the Treatment, Rehabilitation and Performance Enhancement of the Baseball Player event on January 30, 2009.

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