john surgery is the repair of ulnar collateral ligament of elbow. It is named
after the pitcher from LA dodgers to get this surgery done in 1974 for the
is a very big topic with lot of myths like after surgery you could throw even
faster and harder which has been proven completely wrong.
as the need for speed has risen among young athletes these surgeries are
becoming more common.
only the need for throwing hard but also doing so without proper mechanics,
without proper warm up and proper conditioning is also a contributing
Shoulder Pain In thrower athletes i.e pitchers , catchers has been a common problem.If symptoms are misdiagnosed or left unchecked can result in more severe pathology and disability potentially ending the career or loss of occupation.
Most of these symptoms originate from minor trauma or cumulative stresses especially in younger athletes eventually leading to proximal instability at scapular region. Sometimes more serious injuries like SLAP tear are the underlying causes.
Through evaluation by a therapist or doctor is required in order to establish proper diagnoses.
Often times people develop pain in elbow which usually gets worse in certain positions or activites like golfing, heavy gripping, hammering, turning knobs, using manual tools etc.
Elbow pain can be very disabiling; affecting work, leisure activity like golfing, sometimes even making it difficult to hold coffee cup.
These problems could develop from either the acute episode like weekend gardening , lifting , after common house projects requirning drilling etc, or could be the result of sports activities or cumulative trauma at work which causes slow tearing of tendons over the period of time.
THE LINK BETWEEN POSTURE AND HEADACHES
¨Many of us have poor posture.
¨This can result in neck pain.
¨Pain originating from the neck can, in some cases, cause one of two problems:
-Pain can travel down the nerves of the neck into the arms.
-Pain can travel upwards causing headaches.
There are several causes of headaches, but tension in the neck muscles is a common factor.
¨Most computer users round their shoulders and hold their head too far forward.