Dr. Matthew Boes Featured on WRAL Discussing Overuse Injuries

July 1, 2016 | Matthew T. Boes, MD

Raleigh Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, Dr. Matthew Boes, and EXOS @ Raleigh Orthopaedic Physical Therapist, Brian Schiff discuss overuse injuries in baseball players on WRAL.

Dr. Boes is alarmed by the number of cases he’s seen among mostly pitchers who are 15 to 19 years old.

“And it’s reaching a point where it’s really epidemic proportions,” Boes said. “If you look at a graph, the numbers go straight up.”

Read more at https://www.wral.com/young-arms-struggle-to-shoulder-stress-of-repeated-throwing/15818289/#MM01qShsTT1lE0Rt.99