Friday November 15th, 2019 6:10AM

LISTEN: Study Indicates Rising Youth Baseball Injuries

By Afternoon News Wrap

Dr. Joseph Powers, an orthopedic specialist with the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, explains why 15-19 year old baseball players are needing reconstructive elbow surgery. 

Dr, Powers looks at reasearch that indicates almost 60% of all Tommy John surgeries are occurring in young baseball players. 

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