Little League Elbow

The number of organized sports for children and adolescents has increased dramatically over the past few decades, with millions participating each year. In addition, year-round single-sport training has become much more commonplace among this population, leading to much longer competitive seasons and higher intensities of competition. These factors, along with conditioning and training errors, have resulted in dramatically elevated numbers of pediatric sports–related injuries, especially overuse injuries.

Classic Little League elbow (LLE) refers to an overuse injury of the medial epicondyle (inside part of ...

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