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.
Sensory processing: What is it? How does it work?
Sensory processing refers to the collective process of Reception, Perception, Processing of information and Response to it. Information is being Received from the environment via our sense organs, (vision-eyes, hearing-ears, smell-nose, tongue- taste, nose-smell, skin- touch) as well from our body, through muscles and movement receptors.
This information is consolidated in the mid brain and perceived by the various specialized regions of the brain.
We always get patients in the clinic who c/o finger getting stuck in bent position and when patient pushes hard it snaps into extension as if trigger is released. In worst cases finger gets stuck in bent position and patient has to use the other hand to extend the finger back.
Often times it starts without pain and slowly gets very painful. Especially, when patients think that this is due to weakness in hand and they either buy some kind of gadget to improve grip strength which often backfires heavy gripping worsens the symptoms.