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A Somewhat Overlooked Cause of Elbow Pain

Written on May 4, 2010 at 7:02 pm, by Eric Cressey

I have written a bit in this blog about elbow pain – both in throwers and lifters – but will be devoting some very specific, detailed articles to it in the near future.  In the meantime, however, here is an interesting population-specific fact.  Many baseball players wind up with elbow issues secondary to shoulder range of motion deficits.  Most lifters run into trouble because of excessive gripping and terrible tissue quality in the region.  Apparently, though, certain NBA players run into elbow issues because of KARMA.

Huh?  Well, apparently if you treat ballboys like crap, it comes back to haunt you sooner than later.

Go Celts!

3 Responses to “A Somewhat Overlooked Cause of Elbow Pain”

  1. Stu Says:

    King Prick!

  2. Mark Says:

    Yet another example of why I dislike him. I mean, come on, the guy wears a “LBJ MVP” shirt after winning the MVP award last year. Humble? No. Douche bag? Yes. Throw Roethlisberger on that list.

  3. Martin Koban Says:

    I don’t like LBJ any more than the next guy, but to his defense: Maybe he was just zoning in and didn’t even realize this guy was there to pick up his stuff. Marty Gallagher has a nice example of zoning in (page 278, The purposeful primitive): John Kuc ignoring a ref who was bugging him before a world record deadlift of 852 lbs. Some other lifters pulled the ref aside before Kuc could run him over 😀

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