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2 Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprain of the Elbow Tommy John’s Surgery Rehabilitation Program Devin Solvik Therapeutic Exercises For Athletic Training Professions and Athletes

3 Anatomy Humerus Ulna Anterior Band Intermediate Band Posterior Band

4 Mechanism of Injury UCL can become stretched frayed or torn Improper throwing mechanics Number of pitches thrown Percent of injury

5 Throwing mechanics Valgus stress Valgus torque

6 Pre-Surgery Treatment RICE Electric Stimulation Ultra Sound Heat

7 Pre-Surgery Rehabilitation Range of Motion Exercises Strength Core

8 Tommy John Surgery Performed by Dr. Frank Jobe in Named after major league pitcher Tommy John. New tendon Woven in a figure 8 pattern Attaches to ulna and humerus

9 Post-Surgery Treatments Ice Elevation Compression Immobilization

10 Wand flexion/extension Passive extension- light medicine ball Pulley-passive flexion/extension AROM Wrist- circumduction, flexion/extension

11 Wand Flexion/ Extension Good helps the bad

12 Passive Extension- light medicine ball Allow medicine ball to assist with elbow extension

13 Pulley Passive flexion/extension Make sure movements are controlled

14 AROM wrist- circumduction, flexion/extension Flexion - Extension

15 Isometrics- elbow flexion/extension Theraband/theratubing- elbow flexion/extension Dumbbell- elbow flexion/extension Therabar- pronation/supination Hand Web Putty Squeeze

16 Isometrics- elbow flexion/extension There should be no movement within the elbow joint during this exercise There should be no movement within the elbow joint during this exercise

17 Theraband/theratubing-elbow flexion/extension Flexion Extension Do through entire rang of motion.

18 Dumbbell- elbow flexion/extension Flexion Extension

19 Therabar- pronation/supination PronationSupination Uninjured arm will stabilize one end of thera-bar

20 Hand Web Have patient flex and extend fingers against resistance

21 Putty Squeeze Completely open and close hand using a slow and controlled manner.

22 Prognosis Percent of complete recovery 85%-92% Begin throwing at 16 weeks Field players 6 months of rehabilitation Pitchers 1 year of rehabilitation

23 Risk Factors Re-injury Damage to ulnar nerve Infection Ulnar nerve Area of injury

24 References … American Journal Sports MedicineAmerican Journal Sports Medicine Current Concepts in Rehab Defining Safe Rehab Diagnosis and Treatment Muscle Splitting of the UCL Optimizing elbow Rehab Rehab Following Elbow SurgeryRehab Following Elbow Surgery Rehabilitation of Throwers UCL Reconstruction


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