Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgery

22
Aug

UCL Injuries in Baseball & Tommy John Surgery

August 22, 2021

Host: Kelechi R. Okoroha, M.D. (@DoctorOrkoro)  

Guest: Christopher Camp, M.D.  (@ChrisCampMD)  

Orthopedic Sports medicine surgeon and Minnesota Twins team physician, Dr. Christopher Camp (@ChrisCampMD) joins host Kelechi Okoroha(@DoctorOrkoro) to discuss the increasing incidence of UCL injuries in baseball players, risk factors for injury and current treatment options. He also reviews new technology to monitor pitchers and help prevent injury as well as a new anatomic technique for UCL reconstruction a.k.a. Tommy John Surgery.