Protecting the “pitcher” arm in summer youth baseball leagues

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Summer youth baseball is winding down, but fall ball is drawing near.

So how is the arm doing? Specifically, the pitcher’s arm in both baseball and softball.

Arm injuries in youth leagues are something to pay attention to.

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Rick Lehman from the U.S. Center for Sport Medicine in Kirkwood joins FOX 2 to talk about the risks, prevention techniques and injury treatment.