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Dr. Richard Lehman, Medical Director at U.S. Center for Sports Medicine is joined by a panel of baseball experts to discuss return-to-play post-COVID, preventative measures a player can take to minimize the risk of injury, and techniques for sliding into bases head first vs. feet first. Our special guest panel includes:
- Dr. Rick Lehman, Director of U.S. Center for Sports Medicine + CEO LehmanHealth
- Ryan Knuckles, DPT – Clinic Manager (Ballwin, Missouri)
- James Silvestri, PT, MDT – Senior Clinic Manager (Tennessee)
- Tyler Kelly, PTA, ATC, VATL – Senior Clinic Manager (Virginia)
- Shane Lawler, DPT – Regional Manager, CORA Physical Therapy (Missouri)
Our panel of experts address questions such as:
- How will COVID-19 stay-in-place orders affect baseball players and their return to play?
- Will there be an increased risk of overuse injuries? If so, how can you minimize injury?
- How do we prevent hamstring strains and treat these common baseball injuries?
- Achilles injuries are common lower extremity injuries with baseball players. What can a physical therapist do to help treat an acute Achilles sprain?
- What are some preventative measures a player can take to minimize an Achilles injury?
- Sliding injuries: Does the research show that head first or feet first slide causes more injuries in athletes and why?
- How can PT help treat common back injuries in baseball? What can baseball players do to avoid back injuries?
- How to treat oblique strains and preventative measures that ball players can take to avoid oblique injuries.
- What are meniscus tears and what are some of the factors that lead to meniscus tears? How do you recover from meniscus tears?
We answer these questions plus more in this jam-packed panel on the topic of common baseball injuries and how to avoid serious as well as recurring pain points.
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