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Throwing Technique & Throwing Injuries

Whether you’re making a throw from shortstop or playing catch in the backyard, it’s important to have the right throwing technique. If you’ve had a throwing-related injury or are looking to improve your performance, the pros at the University Orthopaedic Clinic will help you make every throw a perfect throw—in baseball and softball. No matter what level you play, we can have you perform at your best. 


What we deliver:

  • Physical therapy evaluation and treatment
  • Improvement of flexibility, strength, and power
  • Biomechanical video analysis

For the biomechanical video analysis, we record your throwing motion and analyze ways to improve and prevent re-injury. Correcting throwing mechanics may lead to improved pitching accuracy and speed.


Find evaluation and treatment through outpatient physical therapy services with accepted University of Utah insurance plans.

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Resources for Our Patients

What Does an Orthopedic Doctor Do?

If you play sports, are in your 40s or 50s, or have family and friends who are physically active, you’ve probably heard of the word "orthopedics.” But do you know what orthopedic doctors really do? And how do you know if you could benefit from seeing one?

Read About Orthopedic Doctors

Orthopedic Injury Clinic

At our Orthopedic Injury Clinic, you can get an appointment the day you call. Come to this clinic for fractures, dislocations, or other pains to your bones, joints, or muscles that won't go away.

View Our Ortho Injury Clinic

When to See a Sports Medicine Doctor

Everyone has a body. To take care of it, you’ll need to stay active. But no matter how careful you are, at some point or another, you may injure yourself. Should you see a doctor right away? Or is it better to take it easy and wait for the injury to heal on its own?

Read the Symptoms & Injury List

What Is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy helps you improve your function, range of motion, and overall quality of life. It can help speed up healing from an injury, reduce pain, and prevent injury. For some people, physical therapy can significantly delay the need for surgery or help avoid it altogether.

Learn How Physical Therapy Can Help You

Learn About Throwing Injuries