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DR. DEUTSCH DISCUSSES ARM HEALTH WITH BELLAIRE LITTLE LEAGUE; SUNDAY, MARCH 4TH 3-4:30PM

arm health

Topic: Keeping Young Arms Healthy: Throwing Mechanics, Proper Warm Up and Injury Prevention

Date and Time:              Sunday, March 4th at 3pm-4:45pm. 
 
Location:                        Memorial Hermann Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital 
                                       5410 West Loop South 
                                       Physical Therapy Suite on the 1st floor
Agenda:               
3:00-3:05pm                Introductions
3:05-3:30pm                Dr. Allen Deutsch  
– fundamentals of throwing mechanics
– detailed video breakdown of proper throwing mechanics
– overuse/growth plate injuries in young athletes
– the dangers of early sports specialization and overtraining
– how injuries occur
– how to prevent injury
– pitch limits
– how to recognize fatigue
– video demonstration of some warm up drills 
 
3:30-3:45pm
– question and answer period
 
3:45-4:15pm            Memorial Hermann Athletic Trainers 
– pre-game/pre-practice warm up routine
– good practice habits
– dynamic and static stretching program
– basic fundamental drills to reinforce proper throwing technique
– highlight specific drills that can be used in practice
 
4:15-4:30pm 
– question and answer period
 
4:30- 4:45pm      

– smaller groups for discussions with Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Dr. Deutsch to discuss and review concepts

         – how to run an efficient practice
         – fundamentals throwing
         – basic drills

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