How Tommy John surgery works

When the stress of pitching tears an ulnar collateral ligament, Tommy John surgery is often the answer. It stabilizes the inner side of the elbow with tissue from elsewhere in the body. Read related article.

How Tommy John surgery works
Source: Baseball Prospectus, American Journal of Sports Medicine. Bonnie Berkowitz and Alberto Cuadra/The Washington Post. Published on May 3, 2014, 4:49 p.m.
 
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