Rotator Cuff Injury Just From Throwing a Ball?

Often my patients can’t believe how simple everyday activities have caused their shoulder injury. Sometimes just throwing something like a baseball or basketball, can cause a shoulder injury such as a Rotator Cuff Injury.

When throwing the you are susceptible to a shoulder sprain or shoulder strain and you can develop an inflammatory condition of the rotator cuff.

So, the answer, despite many patients’ disbelief, is Yes, you can suffer a rotator cuff injury from just throwing a ball!