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Can throwing a baseball cause synovitis?

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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 54 years experience
Possible: Repieated trauma to the joint can cause an inflammatory response in a joint; the aetiology would definitely need to be investigated.
Dr. Daniel Mass
Hand Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: Synovitis from throwing mean you either have an injury or you has poor throwing mechanics.

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