Cleveland Indians team physician, Mark Schickendantz, MD, discusses a new study of preprofessional injuries in baseball. His research found no significant impact on an athlete’s draft rank, short-term availability or performance in the MLB.
New study evaluates the reliability and reproducibility of a newly proposed 6-stage, MRI-based classification system for UCL injuries.
Mark Schickendantz, MD, Head Team Physician for the 2016 American League Champion Cleveland Indians, promotes a holistic approach to caring for pro ballplayers’ wellness.
Mark Schickendantz, MD, Head Team Physicians for the MLB Cleveland Indians, discusses changes in care, what’s different about elite athletes, and the “quiet” room.
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If future research confirms the findings of a recent Cleveland Clinic study, measurement of proximal humeral torsion could play a role in risk assessment in baseball pitchers.