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Learn more about the Thrower's Ten from UPMC Sports Medicine ​​​

Baseball Pitchers — Strengthen Your Arm and Shoulder Muscles with the Thrower’s Ten

Baseball players — especially young athletes participating in multiple leagues — are prone to sports injuries. Pitchers and throwers sometimes need extra training to strengthen the shoulder and arm muscles.

At UPMC Sports Medicine, we specialize in baseball injuries and rehabilitation. The Thrower’s Ten is a helpful strengthening regimen for pitchers and throwers involving ten exercises. Check out an infographic demonstrating the Thrower’s Ten on our HealthBeat blog.

UPMC Urgent Care can help you get ready for back to school

Are You Headed Back to School?

As another school year approaches, you may need to prepare your body as well as your mind for the year ahead. At UPMC Urgent Care, we offer express care for your back-to-school needs.

Our walk-in clinics provide a full range of medical services to people of all ages, 12 hours a day and 7 days a week.

Some of these services include:

Medical Mondays – Watch a Video on Adult Epilepsy

Medical Mondays — Watch a Video on Adult Epilepsy

This week’s installment of Medical Mondays re-shares Katrina’s journey with epilepsy. After experiencing seizures from age two until 28, Katrina did not improve following medications.

Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes unpredictable, recurring seizures due to abnormal electrical connections in the brain. At the UPMC Department of Neurosurgery, we help you manage seizures using medications, surgery, and implantation of stimulation devices.

Visit UPMC’s HealthBeat blog to learn more about Katrina’s UPMC experience and the life-changing care that helped her achieve two years without a single seizure.

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