Platelet-rich plasma therapy: Heal faster
Many of the world's best athletes have successfully used it, and doctors say it can be just as helpful for others struggling with injuries.
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Strengthening the right muscles, pitch counts and proper rest can improve short- and long-term health for young pitchers.