Throwing and Overhead Athlete Injury

Because throwing and overhead-focused sports, such as baseball, softball, swimming, volleyball and tennis, place unique demands on the body, they can lead to certain injuries that require specialized treatment. Through years of research and clinical experience, specialists at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine have developed the expertise needed to help injured athletes return to these high-demand activities.

Faculty members collaborating on research related to treatment of injuries caused by throwing and overhead-focused sports include:

Research highlights

Review a complete list of publications on treatments for throwing and overhead injuries by Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine researchers. Here are the highlights: