In two new books aimed at young baseball players and their parents, Columbia surgeon and Yankees physician Christopher Ahmad, MD, gives advice on avoiding injury.
A new study found the number of “Tommy John” surgeries to repair a pitching-related elbow injury has tripled in recent years, mainly among adolescent athletes.
Nanofiber technology developed at Columbia may improve healing of the tendon-to-bone interface, the weak link in current rotator cuff repairs.
CUMC scientists have created a 3-D printed implant that stimulates stem cells to regenerate the meniscus, cartilage that cushions and protects the knee.
Hospital to be a founding sponsor and the official hospital of the Club.
Nearly half of young baseball players are encouraged to keep playing despite arm pain.